MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.8% 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)
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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 14:53
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU6%

 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 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 76.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 757
79% 617 Pts
64-Core 1,024
69% 1,024 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.6.2
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
47.8% Average
Lighting 58.1
Reflection 58.4
Parallax 78.4
47% 65 fps
MRender 57.4
Gravity 61.1
Splatting 43.4
49% 54 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 50%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 497
Write 472
Mixed 389
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.5
198% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 363
275% 370 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 28.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 26.8
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 144 26" 1280 720 AOC2410 AG241QG4
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 28,122 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: $676
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