MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 20 '20 at 16:28
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
64.9% Good
Memory 72.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 180
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 622
57% 464 Pts
64-Core 610
41% 610 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Lighting 143
Reflection 121
Parallax 133
38% 132 fps
MRender 83.7
Gravity 128
Splatting 86.9
35% 99.4 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 240GB-$123
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 311 205 200 229 184 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 448
Write 370
Mixed 306
SusWrite 206
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 21.9
74% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 143
129% 196 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 95.3
42% 95.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 109%
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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 41,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $570
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