MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:13
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 89.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 225
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 677
68% 537 Pts
64-Core 909
61% 909 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.7% Excellent
Lighting 340
Reflection 285
Parallax 372
89% 332 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 290
Splatting 185
84% 248 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
569GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 119 113 141 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 176
Write 170
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 123
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 36.6
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%

 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 12,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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