MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive228% 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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190819
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 22:52
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$228
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 84.8
1-Core 129
2-Core 238
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 786
74% 596 Pts
64-Core 1013
68% 1013 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$125
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.1% Below average
Lighting 45.5
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 64.2
38% 57.8 fps
MRender 60.5
Gravity 48.3
Splatting 52.3
35% 53.7 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
636GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1408 1293 1156 727 97 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,485
Write 1,545
Mixed 1090
SusWrite 797
276% 1,229 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 78.5
274% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 923
DQ Mixed 271
347% 609 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 228%
Great: 256%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
298GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 54 55 61 61 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 70.2
Write 80.7
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 59
47% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3600 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 36.3
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 37
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $622
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