MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime3 Days
Run DateApr 05 '20 at 15:46
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 2600-$146
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 83.5
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 189
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 604
60% 479 Pts
64-Core 831
56% 831 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Lighting 211
Reflection 179
Parallax 313
55% 234 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 215
Splatting 125
58% 160 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 110 3.6 36 89 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 501
Write 435
Mixed 421
SusWrite 102
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 30.2
135% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 1.2
80% 188 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
231GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 156 159 160 161 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 167
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 158
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
439GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 127 129 127 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 113
Mixed 69
SusWrite 127
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30AESEK.M8FE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
49.5% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 16.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.9
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 58%
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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 39,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $590
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