MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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.
Boot Drive288% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 03:41
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 92.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 816
83% 654 Pts
64-Core 1,041
70% 1,041 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2189 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 383
Parallax 444
114% 420 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 404
Splatting 260
106% 294 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 EVO 250GB
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 637 633 628 627 635 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,559
Write 2,330
Mixed 1,495
SusWrite 680
394% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 90.8
306% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,144
DQ Write 1,074
DQ Mixed 1,091
824% 1,103 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 288%
Great: 336%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
139GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 98 98 98 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 104
Write 96.8
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 97.5
69% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58%
Great: 109%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$78
958GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 162 162 162 162 162 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 165
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 161
93% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 48.5
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 37.9
123% 43 GB/s
SC Read 28.6
SC Write 46.5
SC Mixed 32
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 119%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $572
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