MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive298% 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime14 Days
Run DateJan 08 '19 at 07:40
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 2600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 447
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 936
MC Float 959
MC Mixed 962
143% 952 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2435) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 364
Parallax 381
121% 381 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 392
Splatting 250
124% 284 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 123%
Great: 129%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2144 608 603 609 613 612 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,579
Write 2,331
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 865
406% 1,817 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 91.4
310% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,085
DQ Write 996
DQ Mixed 1020
771% 1,034 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 298%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.7
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 35
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 7,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $626
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