MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 22:31
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.7% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 192
73% 152 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 681
67% 535 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 276
Reflection 221
Parallax 248
73% 249 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 248
Splatting 168
70% 206 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$85
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 231 234 224 227 219 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 424
Write 239
Mixed 234
SusWrite 228
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 31.2
116% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 219
180% 258 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 129%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
266GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 144 148 145 140 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 170
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 145
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
338% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 30.7
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 104%
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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 35,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $551
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