MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 07:12
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
1-Core 117
2-Core 236
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 848
81% 652 Pts
64-Core 1,316
88% 1,316 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-$350
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 270
Parallax 704
110% 447 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 340
Splatting 320
92% 290 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$68
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 921 907 539 56 124 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,368
Write 941
Mixed 876
SusWrite 437
202% 906 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 70.2
245% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 222
276% 471 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 184%
Great: 209%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 43.4
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 32.9
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 29.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
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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 25,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $541
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