MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics27% 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 Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$133
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 762
77% 610 Pts
64-Core 861
58% 861 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$165
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27% Poor
Lighting 102
Reflection 125
Parallax 128
28% 118 fps
MRender 87.6
Gravity 85.5
Splatting 84.6
26% 85.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 27%
Great: 37%
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 (83rd 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: 33%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
878GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 187 189 186 186 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th 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: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$95
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: 64%
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 19,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $565
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