MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.5% 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 Drive96.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '21 at 02:30
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$304
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Memory 84.7
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 906
83% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,337
90% 1,337 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 850A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.5% Above average
Lighting 71.3
Reflection 89
Parallax 78.2
58% 79.5 fps
MRender 79.1
Gravity 72.8
Splatting 69.3
60% 73.7 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000L7 256GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 256 273 272 272 252 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 268
Mixed 255
SusWrite 265
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 38.6
149% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 245
205% 298 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 100%
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000L7 256GB
238GB free
Firmware: EMT03L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 295 295 294 294 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 297
Mixed 270
SusWrite 292
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 41.6
156% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 222
186% 267 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 217 217 217 215 217 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 167
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 216
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 122%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$122
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 32.9
112% 39 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 30.5
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $684
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