MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 20:04
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$216
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 230
80% 172 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 761
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 1275
86% 1275 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 317
Parallax 423
102% 375 fps
MRender 393
Gravity 351
Splatting 248
106% 331 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 236 205 199 197 200 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 360
Write 184
Mixed 231
SusWrite 209
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 31.5
118% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 205
154% 205 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 136%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3066 MHz clocked @ 1533 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 32.3
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 27.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 27,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

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