MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190720
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 10 '19 at 12:21
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$206
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 78.3
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
82% 145 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 736
76% 597 Pts
64-Core 957
64% 957 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1025F8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 422 426 426 427 426 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 429
Mixed 381
SusWrite 425
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.6
151% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 164
147% 216 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB
65GB free
Firmware: P1025F8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 264 47 10 13 13 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 416
Write 392
Mixed 335
SusWrite 122
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 37
134% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 149
134% 196 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
529GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 182 180 177 179 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 151
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 180
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 9.8 11 9.3 11 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
5.7% Terrible
Read 14
Write 10.5
Mixed 5
SusWrite 9.7
12% 9.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 5.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 29.2
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $874
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