MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.1% 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 Drive114% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 29 '20 at 18:36
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$141
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 227
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 753
76% 603 Pts
64-Core 964
65% 964 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$140
CLim: 1286 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
52.1% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 171
Parallax 258
52% 210 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 190
Splatting 126
52% 152 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 256 256 252 253 250 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 490
Mixed 447
SusWrite 271
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 58.9
194% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 372
280% 375 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 201 201 201 199 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 141
Write 163
Mixed 76
SusWrite 199
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 33.3
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
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 41,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $573
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