MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics145% 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 Drive157% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 19:07
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$245
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 841
87% 685 Pts
64-Core 1,089
73% 1,089 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 576
Reflection 518
Parallax 633
151% 576 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 563
Splatting 297
145% 375 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 145%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6005-a9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 840 842 864 863 842 677 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 595
Write 744
Mixed 640
SusWrite 822
159% 700 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 58.9
216% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 291
243% 349 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 157%
Great: 156%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$173
4.5TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 129 130 131 131 131 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 39.8
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 28.4
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 35.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 128%
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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 27,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $504
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