MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 129%
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 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.6% 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 Drive274% 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 05 '20 at 00:53
Run Duration228 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$172
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 91.8
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 835
85% 671 Pts
64-Core 1,109
74% 1,109 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 308
Parallax 347
84% 325 fps
MRender 334
Gravity 312
Splatting 224
94% 290 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 404 411 412 409 408 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,579
Write 2,252
Mixed 1,576
SusWrite 415
380% 1,705 MB/s
4K Read 63.2
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 90.4
311% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1,205
DQ Mixed 1,156
857% 1,122 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 274%
Great: 277%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$84
242GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 10,292
Write 7360
Mixed 8483
1,936% 8,712 MB/s
4K Read 626
4K Write 384
4K Mixed 431
1,704% 480 MB/s
DQ Read 1,758
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,397
1,085% 1,497 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 131%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$84
381GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 489 489 488 412 291 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 489
Mixed 466
SusWrite 443
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.7
204% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
280% 374 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 131%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
7GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3 2.8 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.1 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
7.63% Terrible
Read 23
Write 14.3
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 4
18% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.8
139% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.63%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 41.5
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 38.6
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 119%
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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 39,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $584
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