MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.4% 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 Drive113% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 13:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
75.3% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 215
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 698
71% 561 Pts
64-Core 872
58% 872 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.2
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.4% Average
Lighting 155
Reflection 176
Parallax 252
44% 194 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 155
Splatting 128
44% 142 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 275 274 267 267 262 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 482
Mixed 465
SusWrite 282
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.3
189% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 45.9
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 41.3
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 28.6
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 34.2
100% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 119%
Great: 119%
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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 19,625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $571
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