MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% 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 Drive123% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 01:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$127
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 420
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 870
MC Float 903
MC Mixed 893
133% 889 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 355
Parallax 383
115% 368 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 390
Splatting 240
126% 287 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 121%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$120
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 454 475 478 479 484 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 481
Mixed 458
SusWrite 471
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 55.1
185% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 372
280% 374 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 123%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 35.2
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 66%
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 15,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 144% - Outstanding Total price: $559
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