MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 71.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.5% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
71.7% Very good
1-Core 103
2-Core 203
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 751
72% 580 Pts
64-Core 1,000
67% 1,000 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Asus(1043 8501) 1GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
5.5% Terrible
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 24.8
5% 20.7 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 18.3
6% 16.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.5%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
430GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 487 487 488 437 361 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 486
Mixed 459
SusWrite 457
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 61.6
203% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 367
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 128%
Great: 130%
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 77.04D77
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 42 46 43 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
18.8% Very poor
Read 23
Write 43.6
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 42.2
23% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 58%
TOSHIBA STOR.E PARTNER 1TB
357GB free, PID b001
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 86 86 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 82.3
Write 79
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 86.2
90% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
25% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 35.5
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33.1
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.7%
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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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $725
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