MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive119% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 00:43
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 830
84% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,048
70% 1,048 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59% Above average
Lighting 220
Reflection 208
Parallax 221
58% 216 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 216
Splatting 171
59% 180 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 412 339 265 225 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 486
Mixed 407
SusWrite 314
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.9
204% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 119%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.6
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 29.1
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
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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 27,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $523
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