MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 17:46
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$215
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 86.5
1-Core 127
2-Core 251
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 904
87% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,362
91% 1,362 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 561
Reflection 447
Parallax 589
147% 532 fps
MRender 431
Gravity 464
Splatting 256
134% 384 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 472
Mixed 243
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 47.3
167% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 248
215% 319 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$72
628GB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 158
Write 128
Mixed 79.3
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
377GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,048
Write 37.3
Mixed 76.6
1,168% 1,721 MB/s
4K Read 498
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 3.7
2,052% 168 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 34.9
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $574
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