MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive87.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime10.7 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 07:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X-$340
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 273
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 955
94% 752 Pts
64-Core 1,520
102% 1,520 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$340
CLim: 1015 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.7% Average
Lighting 185
Reflection 150
Parallax 246
49% 194 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 162
Splatting 170
45% 151 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$55
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 66 75 125 138 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 466
Mixed 387
SusWrite 128
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 39.6
148% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 205
181% 272 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
95GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 80 78 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 85.7
Write 66.5
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 79
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 104%
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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 32,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $536
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