MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 17:03
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 83.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 222
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 631
70% 541 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 139E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 101% Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,451
Write 2,223
Mixed 1,555
461% 2,076 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 78.1
259% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 920
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 855
621% 811 MB/s
Poor: 172% Great: 287%
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
230GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 397 408 408 397 400 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 485
Mixed 401
SusWrite 413
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 50
175% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 291
237% 337 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (94th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 33.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 29.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

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