MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51% 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 Drive263% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '21 at 21:37
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 (77th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 77.5
1-Core 123
2-Core 238
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 819
82% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,346
90% 1,346 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51% Above average
Lighting 62.4
Reflection 65.4
Parallax 60.2
50% 62.7 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 63.4
Splatting 59.2
52% 63.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1023 1629 1675 1270 759 773 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 1,864
Write 1,683
Mixed 1,354
SusWrite 1,188
342% 1,522 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 72.6
242% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 384
428% 728 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 263%
Great: 278%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
10GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 27 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
Read 34.8
Write 26.6
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 26.2
39% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
101% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 28.7
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 27.1
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 85.4
47% 85.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27.2" 1280 720 GSM7706 LG HDR 4K
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 29,377 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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