MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190711
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 18:17
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 224
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 766
74% 592 Pts
64-Core 1,010
68% 1,010 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$407
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 303
Parallax 814
97% 496 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 382
Splatting 346
103% 323 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Scorch M2 512GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 584 196 20 24 134 542 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 643
Write 582
Mixed 603
SusWrite 250
116% 520 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 42.4
152% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 598
DQ Mixed 613
496% 709 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 121%
Great: 170%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
220GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 147 146 147 146 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 114
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 146
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
179GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 158 157 157 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 145
Write 150
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 157
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 25A3 4TB
979GB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 38.5
Write 36.7
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 39
50% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
54% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 33.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 32.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 82.6
48% 82.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.4%
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 12,966 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: 70% - Very good Total price: $861
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