MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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 (11%). 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)
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 02:56
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 778
82% 639 Pts
64-Core 1,030
69% 1,030 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 304
Reflection 238
Parallax 265
77% 269 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 261
Splatting 181
70% 217 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2267 604 603 605 603 604 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,465
Write 2321
Mixed 1,618
SusWrite 881
407% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 73.4
249% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,193
DQ Write 950
DQ Mixed 1126
828% 1,090 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 277%
Great: 328%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
232GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 303 302 302 303 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 492
Mixed 407
SusWrite 321
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.8
206% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 182 175 183 172 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 180
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 177
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 25.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 20.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.3%
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 23,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $540
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