MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive268% 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
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '20 at 07:27
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 80.1
1-Core 135
2-Core 264
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 790
78% 622 Pts
64-Core 1,045
70% 1,045 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2652 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 150
Parallax 131
109% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 138
Splatting 114
109% 123 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$65
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 983 821 724 713 686 725 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,023
Write 2313
Mixed 1,776
SusWrite 775
387% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 78.9
278% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,300
DQ Write 1,113
DQ Mixed 1,185
894% 1,199 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 268%
Great: 291%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$54
203GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 405 406 402 405 402 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 437
Mixed 303
SusWrite 408
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 52.2
188% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 149
168% 287 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
875GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 182 183 185 184 184 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 127
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 182
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
595GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 154 154 154 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 154
Write 148
Mixed 94.4
SusWrite 153
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2800 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 37
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 36.1
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 36.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 98%

 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 22,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $655
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