MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive115% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 01:37
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 356
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 896
MC Float 939
MC Mixed 926
138% 920 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$180
CLim: 1550 MHz, MLim: 2101 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Lighting 2.9
Reflection 188
Parallax 314
36% 168 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 214
Splatting 131
71% 164 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$66
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 430 446 448 454 443 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 444
Mixed 259
SusWrite 444
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 49
167% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 296
244% 348 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 187 192 193 189 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 190
Mixed 30
SusWrite 191
107% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 33.1
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
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 3,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $667
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