MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210422
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '22 at 15:50
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X-$297
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 245
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 922
84% 688 Pts
64-Core 1,698
114% 1,698 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$416
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 512.95
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 129
Reflection 116
Parallax 121
104% 122 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 100
Splatting 86.6
86% 110 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,840
Write 1630
Mixed 1,324
355% 1,598 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 58.6
206% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,075
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 231
264% 479 MB/s
Poor: 136% Great: 315%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
187GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 94 95 94 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 63.9
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 93.7
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 216 218 218 218 217 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 54% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 34.2
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 28.9
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 38.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 5R 5G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 43% 35 324 258 60 27" 2560 1440 BNQ7F76 BenQ EX2780Q
History: Score 16: 1R 3G 2B | Score 45: 5R 5G 5B
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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $641
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