MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.6% 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 Drive90.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191028
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 00:45
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Memory 75.9
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 183
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 609
61% 485 Pts
64-Core 809
54% 809 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$314
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 330
Reflection 280
Parallax 369
87% 326 fps
MRender 288
Gravity 298
Splatting 187
87% 257 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 87 84 76 70 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 481
Mixed 286
SusWrite 99.5
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 45.6
158% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 174
184% 304 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 107%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
527GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1250 1358 1398 1376 1422 1449 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1481
Write 1,462
Mixed 1,087
SusWrite 1,375
304% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 61.5
215% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 272
322% 555 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 241%
Great: 316%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$49
216GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 65 67 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
41% Average
Read 76.7
Write 72
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 65.8
51% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 25.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 22.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 88.5
45% 88.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 109%

 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 15,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $577
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