MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.2% 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 Drive48.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 20:59
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 683
69% 547 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$142
Gigabyte(1458 2310) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
43.2% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 169
Parallax 236
38% 183 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 153
Splatting 120
44% 136 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 120GB-$25
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 82 94 56 57 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 511
Write 447
Mixed 411
SusWrite 130
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 1.1
58% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 17.4
DQ Mixed 1.1
24% 62.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 90%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 117 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 115
Write 118
Mixed 100
SusWrite 117
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 29.6
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 114%
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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 39,630 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $584
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