MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 14:57
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%
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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 7 2700X-$294
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 74.3
1-Core 111
2-Core 229
78% 138 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 787
76% 611 Pts
64-Core 1,270
85% 1,270 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Zotac(19DA 6630) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
118% Outstanding
Lighting 154
Reflection 158
Parallax 148
124% 153 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 131
Splatting 115
111% 140 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 118%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$65
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,351
Write 2,108
Mixed 1,534
444% 1,998 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 66.9
217% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 862
DQ Write 579
DQ Mixed 780
566% 740 MB/s
Poor: 158% Great: 286%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 208 201 219 218 219 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 69.8
Write 89
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 206
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 24.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 23.6
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 91.9
44% 91.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 115%

 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%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $704
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