MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 30 '20 at 02:27
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 5600-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 82.5
1-Core 133
2-Core 256
89% 157 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 789
80% 633 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 121
Parallax 152
93% 130 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.3
88% 96 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 128GB-$140
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 62 35 36 34 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 489
Write 163
Mixed 239
SusWrite 55.5
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 39.3
105% 26.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 91%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
66GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 359 319 320 321 319 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 482
Mixed 444
SusWrite 350
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59.5
201% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 128%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$90
931GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1531 828 828 840 843 843 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 1,578
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 952
309% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 79.5
281% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,342
DQ Write 1,180
DQ Mixed 1,244
937% 1,255 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 264%
Great: 270%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
10GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 95 89 106 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 78.5
Write 72.3
Mixed 49
SusWrite 96
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$28
26GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 121 149 145 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 160
Write 144
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 136
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 33.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 28.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84%
Great: 107%

 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 29,429 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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