MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91.7% 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 Drive111% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '21 at 14:39
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 81.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 770
79% 620 Pts
64-Core 1,030
69% 1,030 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 110
Parallax 112
96% 114 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 103
Splatting 94.3
87% 110 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$48
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 453 460 376 219 208 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 459
Mixed 445
SusWrite 359
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 51.4
168% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 279
235% 341 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
174GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 465 471 437 403 400 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 471
Mixed 446
SusWrite 439
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 51.4
169% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 297
245% 350 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 32.5
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.7
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%

 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 25,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $674
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