MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 very good.
Graphics42.1% 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)
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateJun 08 '21 at 13:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 80.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 768
78% 617 Pts
64-Core 962
65% 962 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
Sapphire(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1284 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.1.1
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
42.1% Average
Lighting 53.4
Reflection 55
Parallax 64.9
43% 57.8 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 49.9
Splatting 41.4
41% 48.7 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8120G 120GB
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 55.3
Write 267
Mixed 25
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 22.4
69% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 53.6
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 162
100% 108 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 87%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$79
71GB free
Firmware: CC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 138 141 142 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 130
Write 115
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 140
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.3% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 108%

 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 29,415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $694
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