MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52% 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 Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '21 at 20:18
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 81.9
1-Core 117
2-Core 235
82% 145 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 714
69% 555 Pts
64-Core 914
61% 914 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52% Above average
Lighting 64.9
Reflection 69.8
Parallax 63.1
52% 65.9 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 63
Splatting 54.4
51% 61.8 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 51 56 48 51 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 404
Write 259
Mixed 204
SusWrite 55.3
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 36.4
124% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 99.7
119% 212 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 127%
Kingston A400 480GB-$49
7GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 26 25 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26.4% Poor
Read 250
Write 46.8
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 26.1
20% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 8.2
48% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 14.7
12% 16.8 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C16-8GIS CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 F4-3200C16-8GIS CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 32GB
2933, 2933, 2933, 2933 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
97.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 32.8
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 28.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 97%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 7R 2G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 12% 112 318 254 165 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25A4 VG258
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 29,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $694
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