MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 08:53
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 864
83% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,320
89% 1,320 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$340
Gigabyte(1458 3FC9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 353
Reflection 304
Parallax 352
91% 336 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 308
Splatting 194
84% 265 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$128
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 479 478 484 485 443 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 483
Mixed 461
SusWrite 436
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53
182% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 367
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 64GB
28GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 29 22 21 29 26 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 101
Write 41.8
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 25.4
70% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 3
198% 3.6 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 27
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 1,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $778
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