MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 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 21:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 728
74% 585 Pts
64-Core 945
63% 945 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 285
Reflection 220
Parallax 238
75% 247 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 228
Splatting 172
61% 181 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 66%
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: 406 274 264 138 182 199 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 1,213
Write 651
Mixed 1,028
SusWrite 244
174% 784 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 43
135% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 271
200% 264 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 118%
Great: 194%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
553GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 154 154 154 154 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 143
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 153
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 32.5
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 26.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
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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 27,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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