MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive215% 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 (16%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 12:33
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
54% Above average
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 129
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 779
65% 548 Pts
64-Core 1044
70% 1044 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 54%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 284
Reflection 218
Parallax 278
75% 260 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 227
Splatting 173
68% 214 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1402 388 386 389 390 380 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 2,237
Write 2,119
Mixed 1,499
SusWrite 556
358% 1,603 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 62.4
209% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 676
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 759
523% 650 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 215%
Great: 289%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 159 160 160 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 172
Mixed 104
SusWrite 159
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 30.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 26.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 96%
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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 22,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $834
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