MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive239% 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)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210203
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 14:22
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 92.7
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 979
94% 756 Pts
64-Core 1,313
88% 1,313 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 164
Reflection 158
Parallax 157
133% 159 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 138
Splatting 120
117% 149 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 126%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$116
796GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1376 1439 1250 964 394 62 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,465
Write 1,587
Mixed 1,093
SusWrite 914
284% 1,265 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 82.8
294% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 634
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 270
344% 602 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 239%
Great: 257%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
759GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 495 496 497 496 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 494
Mixed 470
SusWrite 495
111% 494 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.2
215% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 370
279% 372 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 35.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 31.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 37.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 103%

 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 28,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $674
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