MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '18 at 22:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 455
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 889
MC Float 973
MC Mixed 976
142% 946 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$221
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB; MSI Nitro + RX580 8GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.2% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 153
Parallax 242
65% 195 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 179
Splatting 117
62% 143 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 240GB
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 283 288 288 287 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 455
Mixed 431
SusWrite 298
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59.9
193% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 135
167% 295 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 33.9
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.8
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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 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 666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $703
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