MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.2% 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 Drive60.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory28.5 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 06:07
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$179
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
71.6% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 209
78% 163 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 705
67% 538 Pts
64-Core 1,291
87% 1,291 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 289
Parallax 299
77% 294 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 283
Splatting 226
78% 237 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$100
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 237 211 210 193 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 319
Write 324
Mixed 330
SusWrite 214
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 24.7
89% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 104
91% 139 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 63%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
432GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 266 326 270 328 278 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 321
Write 99.5
Mixed 85
SusWrite 297
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 11
47% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 15.5
DQ Mixed 31.4
19% 20.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
826GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 172 177 176 178 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 156
Mixed 112
SusWrite 176
120% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
V7 VAFD4GAR 4GB
3GB free, PID 0000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.3 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
5.25% Terrible
Read 19.2
Write 2.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 4.5
8% 7.68 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.25%
Great: 6%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 32GB
30GB free, PID 00ad
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 14 14 14 13 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Read 37.8
Write 33.7
Mixed 36
SusWrite 14.6
40% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.6
102% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
67.3% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 22
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.7
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 89.1
45% 89.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 113%
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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 30,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $524
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