MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.8% 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)
Boot Drive103% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210422
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 19 '21 at 20:41
Run Duration253 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$232
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 75.9
1-Core 112
2-Core 195
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 700
66% 531 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$234
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.8.2
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Lighting 68
Reflection 61.4
Parallax 87.6
55% 72.3 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 72.2
Splatting 45.4
57% 59.6 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 423 425 430 209 215 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 449
Mixed 441
SusWrite 350
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 44.5
146% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 280
235% 341 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 103%
Great: 125%
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
478GB free
Firmware: UH4504RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 212 206 218 204 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
55% Above average
Read 448
Write 398
Mixed 156
SusWrite 216
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 10.3
66% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 14.5
37% 78.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 55%
Great: 57%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$89
863GB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2254 2296 2271 2028 928 947 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 2,412
Write 1,550
Mixed 1,598
SusWrite 1,787
411% 1,837 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 70.6
236% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 955
DQ Write 795
DQ Mixed 854
645% 868 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 318%
Great: 382%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$47
388GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 87 86 87 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 83.3
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 85.9
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
191% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$88
130GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 84 85 86 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
51% Above average
Read 93
Write 88.7
Mixed 46
SusWrite 84.7
57% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 29.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 88.4
45% 88.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88%
Great: 103%

 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 9 7 120 27" 1280 720 LEN66C3 G27q-20
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 31,472 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: 63% - Good Total price: $776
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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