MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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.
Boot Drive40% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 13:37
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 3700X How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X-$290
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 82.1
1-Core 137
2-Core 278
92% 166 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 947
91% 728 Pts
64-Core 1,380
93% 1,380 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$449
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 318
Parallax 444
107% 390 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 349
Splatting 236
104% 318 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$47
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.6 287 85 3 94 3.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40% Average
Read 507
Write 432
Mixed 427
SusWrite 79.3
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
56% 13.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
493GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 166 167 165 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 148
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 165
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.4
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 33.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 102%

 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 16,766 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $574
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