MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive285% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 30 '19 at 21:52
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
1-Core 106
2-Core 211
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 869
88% 695 Pts
64-Core 1,065
72% 1,065 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$404
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 310
Parallax 913
121% 561 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 434
Splatting 370
114% 349 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 114%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$60
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 973 1064 1076 1099 1125 478 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,204
Write 953
Mixed 1,059
SusWrite 969
287% 1,296 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 91.8
311% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 1,004
DQ Mixed 638
558% 824 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 285%
Great: 285%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
7GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 73 76 61 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 140
Write 99.5
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 71.2
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 29.2
117% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 84.6
70% 101 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 73%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
356GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 489 494 494 436 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 467
SusWrite 441
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.2
209% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 368
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 129%
Great: 130%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
315GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 112 111 111 116 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 99.8
Write 67.3
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 113
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 194 195 195 195 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 151
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 195
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 34.2
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $517
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