MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 08:45
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 777
80% 631 Pts
64-Core 993
67% 993 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 411
Reflection 348
Parallax 367
108% 375 fps
MRender 360
Gravity 380
Splatting 241
110% 327 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 110%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$53
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,351
Write 1,052
Mixed 1,137
332% 1,514 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 78.9
272% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 484
449% 694 MB/s
Poor: 144% Great: 277%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 192 190 196 195 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 152
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 191
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
55GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 37 37 38 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Read 37.5
Write 35.2
Mixed 25
SusWrite 36.9
45% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 28.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 24.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 111%
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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 30,526 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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