MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 21:39
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.2% Very good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.9
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 361
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 840
MC Float 874
MC Mixed 894
130% 869 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$230
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 163
Reflection 183
Parallax 280
64% 209 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 214
Splatting 133
71% 162 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 73 84 90 129 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 98.5
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 98.7
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 24.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 16.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 103%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 9,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $635
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $165Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $106
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $117Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback