MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.1% 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 Drive232% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 11:52
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 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 7 2700-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 231
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 808
80% 636 Pts
64-Core 1269
85% 1269 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
EVGA(3842 5170) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 299
Reflection 286
Parallax 333
79% 306 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 227
78% 239 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 504 303 303 305 304 303 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,462
Write 1,466
Mixed 1,019
SusWrite 337
291% 1,321 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 74
253% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 764
576% 772 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 232%
Great: 281%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-489 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: CS111101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 217 276 277 277 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 381
Write 278
Mixed 249
SusWrite 267
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 35.6
127% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 172
157% 239 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 90%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$79
346GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 469 471 479 380 289 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 480
Mixed 462
SusWrite 426
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 52.7
173% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 368
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 45.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 36.4
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 29
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 32.9
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 123%
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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 31,066 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $533
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