MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive244% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 1200 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateOct 24 '20 at 17:24
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$205
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 205
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 725
71% 568 Pts
64-Core 1,319
88% 1,319 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 152
Reflection 142
Parallax 152
125% 149 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 129
Splatting 105
101% 138 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 990 785 796 759 728 683 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,257
Write 2,078
Mixed 1643
SusWrite 790
378% 1,692 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 70.7
229% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 913
DQ Write 624
DQ Mixed 813
595% 784 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 244%
Great: 334%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
799GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1108 1118 1110 1124 1106 1101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,264
Write 1,122
Mixed 1084
SusWrite 1,111
258% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 67.1
215% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 991
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 921
691% 923 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 227%
Great: 357%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
69GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 319 315 316 314 315 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 461
Mixed 392
SusWrite 332
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 50.8
170% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 362
275% 370 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 17.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $601
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