MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 78.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive133% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 15:33
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$328
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
78.1% Very good
1-Core 138
2-Core 280
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 1,026
87% 725 Pts
64-Core 1,467
98% 1,467 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
50.9% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 182
Parallax 200
51% 193 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 188
Splatting 128
51% 158 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$90
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 496 496 495 496 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 491
Mixed 436
SusWrite 495
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.9
210% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 371
280% 375 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 133%
Great: 132%
WD WD1001FALS-00U9B0 1TB
337GB free
Firmware: 06.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 107 107 108 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 86.4
SusWrite 106
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 73%
Philips USB Flash Drive 32GB
25GB free, PID 4100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 5.7 4.4 5.8 6.5 5.4 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 16.8
Write 2.5
SusWrite 5.5
8% 8.27 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
76% 6.8 MB/s
Poor: 2% Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 25.4
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 96.5
41% 96.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $745
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