MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.1% 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 Drive117% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 21:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User LCA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X-$349
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 68.7
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 215
69% 124 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 675
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 1,220
82% 1,220 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.1% Above average
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 64.3
Parallax 102
54% 77.9 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 73.3
Splatting 47.1
58% 62.2 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 408 450 456 455 457 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 373
Write 479
Mixed 447
SusWrite 441
99% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 57.3
188% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 367
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
78GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 140 154 145 168 169 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 93.1
Write 106
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 155
69% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 28.8
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 24.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85%
Great: 112%

 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 26,876 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: 65% - Good Total price: $703
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