MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMay 28 '20 at 01:01
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 83.8
1-Core 124
2-Core 251
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 767
78% 616 Pts
64-Core 980
66% 980 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.8% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 179
Parallax 194
53% 192 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 188
Splatting 152
52% 160 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$43
227GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 43 39 35 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 74.2
Write 62.5
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 39.8
38% 52.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 76%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
412GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 22 22 23 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 33.5
Write 41
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 22.2
23% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.4
139% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 68%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
1TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 20 19 19 20 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
26.9% Poor
Read 37.2
Write 38
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 19.8
40% 30.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.8
219% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 36.7
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 32
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 108%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $801
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