MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive29.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 23:57
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.4% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 213
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 833
77% 628 Pts
64-Core 1,199
80% 1,199 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 205
Reflection 178
Parallax 197
52% 193 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
50% 157 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 6.6 23 30 26 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 375
Write 61.2
Mixed 26
SusWrite 23.8
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 0.1
37% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 1.9
DQ Mixed 14.5
25% 52 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
496GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 167 168 167 162 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 158
Mixed 100
SusWrite 166
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 29.3
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 25.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 80%
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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 25,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $539
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