MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics21.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190917
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 04:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
80.6% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 232
83% 175 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 701
74% 577 Pts
64-Core 950
64% 950 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
XFX(1682 956D) 2GB
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.4.2
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
21.7% Poor
Lighting 78.7
Reflection 79.2
Parallax 107
21% 88.2 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 77.8
Splatting 78.7
22% 73.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 142 163 157 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 296
Write 159
Mixed 196
SusWrite 155
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 26.4
124% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 137
120% 180 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 81%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$24
259GB free
Firmware: DEM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 55 54 54 55 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
20% Very poor
Read 16.3
Write 59.2
Mixed 20
SusWrite 53.2
27% 37.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 20%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
38.4% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 12.2
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 55%
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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 12,698 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) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $850
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