MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.8% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 18:06
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 458
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 901
MC Float 903
MC Mixed 861
133% 888 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 125
Parallax 128
34% 118 fps
MRender 87.6
Gravity 85.5
Splatting 84.6
36% 85.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 70 108 58 105 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 475
Write 241
Mixed 339
SusWrite 108
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 40.2
158% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 95.5
DQ Mixed 35.7
65% 133 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
878GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 187 189 186 186 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 92.1
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 183
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 32.4
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28.7
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
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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 5,279 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $625
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