MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '21 at 22:57
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 81.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 215
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 699
70% 554 Pts
64-Core 922
62% 922 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.8% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 104
Parallax 107
89% 107 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 98.8
Splatting 91.2
84% 108 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 216 220 219 216 213 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 454
Write 405
Mixed 240
SusWrite 217
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 41.5
138% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 149
146% 234 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 104%
SSD 240GB
60GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 153 101 96 90 107 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 454
Write 219
Mixed 318
SusWrite 142
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 30.6
117% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 103
91% 143 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
849GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 198 198 196 199 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 163
Mixed 80
SusWrite 196
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 32.1
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 27.3
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 78.5
51% 78.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.2%
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 27,963 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: 65% - Good Total price: $684
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