MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.4% 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 Drive90.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory22.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 23:11
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 5 2600-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.9% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 212
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 680
67% 536 Pts
64-Core 871
58% 871 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$260
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Lighting 304
Reflection 238
Parallax 283
80% 275 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 266
Splatting 83.5
77% 197 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 227 192 209 158 195 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 426
Mixed 223
SusWrite 215
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 39.4
143% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 289
223% 306 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 118%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
23GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 125 122 126 126 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 364
Write 131
Mixed 193
SusWrite 125
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 35.6
142% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 129
101% 141 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 73%
Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
125GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1425 1544 1546 1553 471 244 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,356
Write 1,489
Mixed 1,114
SusWrite 1,130
338% 1,522 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 74.5
242% 85.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,010
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 939
707% 947 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 281%
Great: 336%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 30.1
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 24.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 106%
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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 31,041 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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $524
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