MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190827
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 21:03
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 83.7
1-Core 113
2-Core 222
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 683
72% 561 Pts
64-Core 916
61% 916 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$206
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61% Good
Lighting 277
Reflection 218
Parallax 236
73% 244 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 226
Splatting 166
61% 178 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 61%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 272 243 198 186 181 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 951
Write 455
Mixed 245
SusWrite 224
103% 469 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 29.7
104% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 260
190% 249 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 204%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
553GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 146 150 150 150 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 146
Write 153
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 149
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (90th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 32.7
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 27.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 103%

 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 16,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $579
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