MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 03:08
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 964
94% 750 Pts
64-Core 1,430
96% 1,430 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 284
Reflection 225
Parallax 261
75% 257 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 240
Splatting 174
71% 222 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,567
Write 2351
Mixed 1,528
477% 2,149 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 97.9
337% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 1,276
DQ Mixed 1,306
983% 1,312 MB/s
Poor: 181% Great: 323%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
540GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 174 171 175 173 175 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 51% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 19.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 103%
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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 30,838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $528
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