MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics83.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 09 '21 at 00:06
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
Watch Gameplay: Vega-56 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$310
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 72.4
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 809
79% 632 Pts
64-Core 1,280
86% 1,280 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$436
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.2% Excellent
Lighting 100
Reflection 107
Parallax 154
81% 120 fps
MRender 90.6
Gravity 110
Splatting 75.1
86% 91.8 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 492
Write 470
Mixed 401
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 50.1
167% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 294
221% 295 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 123%
WD easystore 480GB
371GB free
Firmware: EG430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 233 235 223 207 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 444
Write 376
Mixed 185
SusWrite 234
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 17
78% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 17.5
40% 82.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
719GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 100 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 133
Write 116
Mixed 89
SusWrite 102
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 86%
Generic USB Flash Disk 16GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.7 0.1 7.9 10 10 10 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
4.02% Terrible
Read 9.3
Write 9.2
Mixed 5
SusWrite 6.6
10% 7.53 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
25% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.02%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.6% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 96
42% 96 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 97%

 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 28,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $664
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