MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 18 '20 at 16:04
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-3GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$183
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 111
2-Core 213
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 671
69% 543 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
MSI(1462 3286) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (62 fps cap detected)
51% Above average
Lighting 63.7
Reflection 63
Parallax 54.8
52% 60.5 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 60.4
Splatting 63.9
39% 63.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$53
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 314 316 315 311 308 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 318
Mixed 308
SusWrite 313
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 37
141% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 247
212% 313 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 130%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$71
93GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 113 133 152 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 137
Write 140
Mixed 18
SusWrite 129
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$28
15GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 49 50 50 49 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 236
Write 49.2
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 49.5
105% 100 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 8.2
675% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 13
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 10.1
776% 11.5 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 31.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 111%

 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 18,897 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $622
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