MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 08 '21 at 21:53
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$174
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.7% Good
Memory 77.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 202
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 622
59% 478 Pts
64-Core 788
53% 788 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.7% Very good
Lighting 92.2
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 83.7
74% 89.4 fps
MRender 91.5
Gravity 86.8
Splatting 75.5
71% 84.6 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$116
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 669 24 9.1 189 96 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 1,350
Write 1,330
Mixed 997
SusWrite 169
215% 962 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 50.8
172% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 228
196% 291 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 132%
Great: 259%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
272GB free
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 367 359 363 364 357 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 418
Mixed 254
SusWrite 366
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 35.5
116% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 191
174% 269 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 26.4
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 22.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 104%

 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 28,206 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: $684
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