MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 02:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 2600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 428
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 880
MC Float 915
MC Mixed 919
136% 905 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$178
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.9% Good
Lighting 168
Reflection 186
Parallax 232
59% 195 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 174
Splatting 136
66% 153 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 488 492 495 361 277 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 473
SusWrite 432
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.2
197% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 373
281% 376 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 186 186 187 188 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 159
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 186
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 34.2
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
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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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