MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive335% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '20 at 21:42
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 87.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 856
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,111
74% 1,111 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 1123 1169 1137 1118 1079 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,572
Write 2,410
Mixed 1,633
SusWrite 1,147
434% 1,940 MB/s
4K Read 68.4
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 99.3
336% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,366
DQ Write 1,249
DQ Mixed 1,304
979% 1,306 MB/s
Poor: 221%
This bench: 335%
Great: 355%
Crucial BX500 480GB-$60
446GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 466 467 465 121 78 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 468
Mixed 414
SusWrite 344
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 27.7
149% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 35.1
93% 192 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 35.1
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 35.3
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 107%
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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 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $802
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