MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive211% 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
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 11:26
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 84.5
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 886
86% 688 Pts
64-Core 1354
91% 1354 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
131% Outstanding
Lighting 170
Reflection 179
Parallax 164
137% 171 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 162
Splatting 119
125% 133 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 131%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 730 656 553 470 479 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 2,024
Write 844
Mixed 732
SusWrite 612
232% 1,053 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 54.4
205% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 380
356% 574 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 211%
Great: 240%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$115
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 171 176 177 175 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 184
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 175
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
86GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 102
Write 111
Mixed 73
SusWrite 93.2
70% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 107%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
42GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 111 112 111 111 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 111
Write 104
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 111
67% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 107%
WD easystore 25FB 4TB
2TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 34 35 35 36 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 35.2
Write 33.7
Mixed 30.3
SusWrite 34.9
46% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
126% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (84th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 35.8
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 31.8
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $662
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