MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 13 '20 at 05:20
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 245
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 769
80% 625 Pts
64-Core 1,005
68% 1,005 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1396 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.7.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 236
Reflection 184
Parallax 297
62% 239 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 227
Splatting 133
62% 171 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$73
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 127 56 57 59 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,339
Write 908
Mixed 862
SusWrite 117
179% 806 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 64.6
222% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 220
264% 444 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 154%
Great: 209%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$103
514GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 451 453 456 451 417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 448
Mixed 402
SusWrite 444
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 49.3
164% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 291
241% 345 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Hitachi HDS721075KLA330 750GB-$140
188GB free
Firmware: GK8OA87A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 52 57 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 73.8
Write 70.8
Mixed 40
SusWrite 57.1
44% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 47%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
368GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 141 143 144 143 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 156
Write 156
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 143
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 34.8
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.5
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%

 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 13,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $583
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