MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive123% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 06 '19 at 16:19
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.3% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 226
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 744
74% 586 Pts
64-Core 969
65% 969 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1591 MHz, MLim: 1987 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35.6% Below average
Lighting 144
Reflection 125
Parallax 136
37% 135 fps
MRender 95.4
Gravity 130
Splatting 89.1
34% 105 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 431 464 473 450 399 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 472
Mixed 451
SusWrite 446
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 58
186% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 300
246% 351 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
601GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 175 177 178 175 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 132
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 176
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 61%
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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 23,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $531
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