MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive299% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 23 '21 at 02:17
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Memory 80.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 258
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 767
80% 626 Pts
64-Core 1,049
70% 1,049 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1386 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 76.5
Reflection 64.7
Parallax 95.2
62% 78.8 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 78
Splatting 48.3
61% 64.2 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$72
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2111 588 578 594 601 598 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,536
Write 2,333
Mixed 1639
SusWrite 845
411% 1,838 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 88.6
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,083
DQ Mixed 1,174
880% 1,174 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 299%
Great: 320%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
314GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 47 47 47 47 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$71
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC52
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 148 150 149 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 143
Write 141
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 149
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.2
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 35.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $666
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