MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive304% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 17:49
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 71.9
1-Core 132
2-Core 257
85% 154 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 785
79% 626 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 92%
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 (28th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 266
Reflection 205
Parallax 251
70% 241 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 225
Splatting 167
67% 210 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1098 853 862 860 856 840 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,636
Write 2,422
Mixed 1,842
SusWrite 895
436% 1,949 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 93.2
310% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 1014
DQ Mixed 1,070
802% 1,068 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 304%
Great: 333%
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
111GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 339 340 321 339 337 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 347
Mixed 281
SusWrite 336
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 38.2
143% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 49.7
110% 228 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
964GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 169 180 184 184 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 131
Write 141
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 165
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 109%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$56
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 126 131 131 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 120
Write 121
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 128
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 2.6
502% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 23.7
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 97.1
41% 97.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.9%
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 33,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $843
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