MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 71.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.9% 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 Drive269% 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
17 days ago, 12 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 02:25
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.3% Very good
1-Core 103
2-Core 203
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 752
72% 577 Pts
64-Core 1,058
71% 1,058 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
EVGA(3842 3979) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 190
Parallax 228
54% 208 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 197
Splatting 142
55% 166 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1460 1181 766 775 780 772 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,522
Write 2361
Mixed 1,850
SusWrite 956
430% 1,922 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 78.5
255% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 816
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 752
544% 708 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 269%
Great: 334%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
99GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 267 259 229 211 206 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 484
Mixed 407
SusWrite 264
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 58.5
197% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 367
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 162 166 166 166 164 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 140
Mixed 82
SusWrite 164
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 26.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 86.8
46% 86.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.8%
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 12,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $845
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