MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 10 '19 at 06:07
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$329
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 1,028
95% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,445
97% 1,445 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 303
Reflection 261
Parallax 272
77% 278 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 274
Splatting 182
77% 242 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 84 86 119 122 122 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 90.5
Write 91.5
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 106
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 32.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 31.3
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.6%
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 22,053 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $563
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