MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.1% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMar 16 '20 at 02:38
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G-$104
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
68.7% Good
Memory 76.3
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 193
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 354
48% 354 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 8 (Ryzen iGPU)
MSI(1462 7C02) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.1.3
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Lighting 14.9
Reflection 16.1
Parallax 19.6
12% 16.8 fps
MRender 14.7
Gravity 15
Splatting 19
12% 16.2 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 117 149 133 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 425
Write 221
Mixed 317
SusWrite 115
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 34.5
123% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 209
178% 259 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 32.3
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 87.7
46% 87.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%

 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 74,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $894
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