MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive113% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 20:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
79.1% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 696
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 185
Parallax 309
56% 236 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 216
Splatting 135
59% 165 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 311 306 314 310 313 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 464
Mixed 449
SusWrite 318
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.6
192% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 304
227% 301 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 113%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
224GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 123 129 128 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 126
SusWrite 126
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 108%
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 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 33.9
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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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 27,200 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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HDDRAMUSB
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