MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.2% 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 Drive83.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 02 '21 at 21:44
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$297
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 77.1
1-Core 121
2-Core 242
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 945
87% 709 Pts
64-Core 1,331
89% 1,331 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.44
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 144
Parallax 206
100% 158 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 122
Splatting 96
98% 111 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 177 184 194 371 405 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 508
Write 476
Mixed 199
SusWrite 259
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 30.8
106% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 368
265% 342 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 108%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$50
374GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 912 430 430 431 432 432 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,593
Write 1,606
Mixed 1288
SusWrite 511
280% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 70.9
245% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,019
DQ Write 715
DQ Mixed 927
676% 887 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 210%
Great: 238%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
306GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 35 36 36 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 126
Write 39.3
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 36
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 76%
WD WD3200JS-63PDB1 320GB
298GB free
Firmware: 21.00M21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 63.2
Write 53.7
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 62.6
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 26.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.3
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 86
46% 86 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80%
Great: 104%

 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 29,463 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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