MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.2% 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 Drive291% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 23:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 81.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 799
77% 619 Pts
64-Core 1,028
69% 1,028 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Lighting 72.9
Reflection 63.1
Parallax 93.9
59% 76.6 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 75.8
Splatting 47
60% 62.6 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 677 567 568 573 565 567 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 2,583
Write 1,887
Mixed 1545
SusWrite 586
367% 1,650 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 94.3
316% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,259
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,179
888% 1,188 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 291%
Great: 320%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
460GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 143 150 150 148 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 101
Write 129
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 144
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 34.7
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 35.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 78.5
51% 78.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 109%

 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 26,782 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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