MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics58.4% 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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 21:24
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$153
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
67.8% Good
Memory 69.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 197
70% 123 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 594
60% 475 Pts
64-Core 843
57% 843 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
58.4% Above average
Lighting 71
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 93.6
57% 76.9 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 74.8
Splatting 49.1
60% 64.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 73 73 68 53 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 66.6
Write 55.2
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 64.7
41% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
42% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
27GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 36 36 33 36 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Read 35.8
Write 33.1
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 34.3
39% 29.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
37% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.4% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 15.1
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 51%

 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%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $664
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