MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive212% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 23:21
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 86.9
1-Core 117
2-Core 227
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 724
72% 571 Pts
64-Core 937
63% 937 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 49.6
Reflection 50.2
Parallax 63.8
40% 54.5 fps
MRender 47.1
Gravity 49.4
Splatting 37.3
40% 44.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 861 546 494 497 496 501 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,706
Write 1,638
Mixed 1,322
SusWrite 566
293% 1,308 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 70.2
231% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 915
DQ Write 753
DQ Mixed 433
433% 700 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 212%
Great: 324%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 143 141 146 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 165
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 144
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3266 MHz clocked @ 1633 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 36
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 28.4
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%

 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 26,783 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 - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $699
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