MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 64.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive82.8% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 16:04
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64.5% Good
1-Core 118
2-Core 184
74% 151 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 669
64% 513 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 220 210 207 264 282 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 419
Write 130
Mixed 238
SusWrite 235
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 33.2
126% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 216
182% 270 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 128%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
137GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 149 175 258 144 205 MB/s
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
72.7% Very good
Read 240
Write 85.2
Mixed 154
SusWrite 204
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 33.3
124% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 172
160% 243 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 95%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$64
190GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 442 412 420 384 373 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 419
Mixed 385
SusWrite 413
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 42.9
148% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 298
244% 348 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
623GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 84 78 80 77 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 30.5
Write 67.2
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 77.9
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
638GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 172 166 166 169 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 138
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 170
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 32.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.2%
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 21,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $566
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