MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics116% 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 Drive166% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime11.3 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '21 at 23:04
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$103
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.6% Good
Memory 72.4
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 172
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 537
54% 427 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
116% Outstanding
Lighting 149
Reflection 147
Parallax 145
120% 147 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 130
Splatting 114
111% 141 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 116%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$133
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SBMA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 844 1002 850 869 879 872 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,638
Write 1,321
Mixed 196
SusWrite 886
224% 1,010 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 31.5
101% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 545
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 189
175% 282 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 166%
Great: 375%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 214 220 219 219 212 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 160
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 216
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.5% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 95.9
42% 95.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $622
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