MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.3% 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 Drive123% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '20 at 01:59
Run Duration258 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 876
89% 702 Pts
64-Core 1,144
77% 1,144 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1365 MHz, MLim: 1875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 184
Parallax 289
55% 228 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 130
54% 157 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$73
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 303 302 304 307 307 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 497
Mixed 468
SusWrite 327
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.7
211% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 371
280% 374 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 123%
Great: 128%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
24GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 109 98 114 106 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 368
Write 126
Mixed 183
SusWrite 102
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.1
154% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 75
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 101
76% 100 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 73%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
53GB free
Firmware: 2.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 97 103 104 97 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 155
Write 118
Mixed 129
SusWrite 97.1
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 33
135% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 118
91% 125 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 60%
SABRENT 512GB
457GB free
Firmware: RKT343.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2397 2403 912 762 767 762 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 1,664
Write 2,398
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 1,334
400% 1,771 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 81.9
287% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,402
DQ Write 1,350
DQ Mixed 1,368
1,029% 1,373 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 298%
Great: 283%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
31GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 74 57 54 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 61.8
Write 55.1
Mixed 18.1
SusWrite 65.9
36% 50.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 68%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
178GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 82.3
114% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 35.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 34.2
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 110%
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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%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $855
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