MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive95.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190917
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 03:39
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 834
86% 676 Pts
64-Core 1,069
72% 1,069 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 200
Parallax 215
59% 214 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 214
Splatting 170
59% 178 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 240GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 400 330 129 133 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 454
Mixed 429
SusWrite 251
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 33.1
161% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 47.4
98% 195 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
380GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 440 493 497 497 497 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 491
Mixed 400
SusWrite 476
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 65.9
223% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 369
278% 371 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
112GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 302 313 313 312 315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 490
Mixed 416
SusWrite 324
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 64
219% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 367
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
115GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 291 299 299 299 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 475
Mixed 395
SusWrite 313
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 63.6
216% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 290
218% 290 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 34.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 35.3
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 109%
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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 6,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
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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