MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive298% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191028
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 21:06
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$240
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 257
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 834
87% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,096
74% 1,096 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$370
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1702 MHz, MLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 238
Parallax 624
94% 407 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 422
Splatting 310
109% 310 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 579 573 573 561 565 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,542
Write 2,361
Mixed 1,539
SusWrite 610
393% 1,763 MB/s
4K Read 66.4
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 95.2
327% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,384
DQ Write 1,230
DQ Mixed 1,285
970% 1,300 MB/s
Poor: 201%
This bench: 298%
Great: 324%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
128GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 269 346 271 339 280 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 152
Write 98.3
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 307
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 10.9
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 13.5
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 14
11% 14.3 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
890GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 149 154 151 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 153
Write 136
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 151
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 39.9
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 37.9
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $514
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