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 way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 02 '21 at 23:50
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (4th 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-$400
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
65.1% Good
Memory 67.8
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 181
65% 113 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 610
59% 473 Pts
64-Core 1,034
69% 1,034 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67% Good
Lighting 84
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 76.3
68% 81 fps
MRender 84.7
Gravity 81.4
Splatting 68.6
66% 78.2 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67%
Great: 82%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 393
Mixed 331
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 28.4
99% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 177
167% 262 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.8% Above average
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 23
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 15.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 107
38% 107 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 104%

 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 7 5 144 24.5" 1280 720 HPN357F HP 25x
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 31,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
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: $779
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