MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Gaming 27%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20190827
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '23 at 17:27
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$108
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 84
1-Core 135
2-Core 255
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 814
79% 649 Pts
64-Core 1000
62% 1000 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$442
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 531.68
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.1% Poor
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 154
Parallax 152
0% 102 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 134
Splatting 0.3
76% 108 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 123%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Hs-ssd-e100 512G 512GB
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0807A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 6.3 31 84 7.1 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 478
Write 435
Mixed 180
SusWrite 41.3
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 0.5
34% 9.33 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 35.6
56% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61%
Great: 63%

 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 7,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $705
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