MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive320% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 83.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 274
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 997
96% 770 Pts
64-Core 1,472
99% 1,472 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 13AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 486
Reflection 396
Parallax 526
128% 470 fps
MRender 391
Gravity 399
Splatting 248
117% 346 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 117%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$129
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1039 458 533 1129 1726 1683 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 2,599
Write 1,728
Mixed 1,336
SusWrite 1,095
376% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 95.3
315% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,213
DQ Write 1,061
DQ Mixed 1,227
895% 1,167 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 320%
Great: 350%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$38
36GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 117 118 110 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
61% Good
Read 96.7
Write 89.6
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 116
67% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 61%
Great: 70%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 32GB-$20
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 15 17 15 16 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 39.2
Write 24.7
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 15.9
32% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
35% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3733 C17 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 34.5
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 39.6
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $587
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