MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.2% 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 Drive362% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime16.1 Days
Run DateMay 06 '20 at 20:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$164
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Memory 84.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 716
72% 571 Pts
64-Core 910
61% 910 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$400
CLim: 1663 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 91.5
Parallax 177
92% 127 fps
MRender 89.8
Gravity 124
Splatting 130
58% 115 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$142
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2014 2051 2056 2047 2046 2078 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2,760
Write 1,943
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 2,049
451% 2,018 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 82
281% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 805
DQ Mixed 875
655% 873 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 362%
Great: 394%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
660GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 159 160 161 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 151
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 159
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 27.2
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%

 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 18,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $601
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