MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 70.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 21 '19 at 06:00
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Memory 73.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 197
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 720
67% 541 Pts
64-Core 1,286
86% 1,286 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.1% Very good
Lighting 290
Reflection 290
Parallax 299
76% 293 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 282
Splatting 226
78% 237 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$100
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 203 185 194 199 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 403
Write 251
Mixed 261
SusWrite 206
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 26.5
81% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 89.6
DQ Mixed 101
89% 138 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 64%
Kingston A400 480GB-$47
432GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 251 299 300 285 338 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
46% Average
Read 331
Write 99
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 297
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 11
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 15.5
DQ Mixed 14.5
11% 14.8 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
826GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 177 177 178 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 231
Write 178
Mixed 111
SusWrite 177
128% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.3
264% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 117%
Great: 108%
V7 VAFD4GAR 4GB
3GB free, PID 0000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
4.95% Terrible
Read 17.7
Write 1.2
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 4.2
7% 6.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.95%
Great: 6%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 32GB
30GB free, PID 00ad
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 13 13 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
11.6% Very poor
Read 38
Write 34.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 14.9
40% 30.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.2
78% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.7% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 21.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 111%

 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 15,669 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $587
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