MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive232% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '20 at 19:29
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$209
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 83
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 821
85% 669 Pts
64-Core 1,027
69% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.3% Excellent
Lighting 340
Reflection 297
Parallax 312
89% 316 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 304
Splatting 228
82% 244 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 318 320 318 320 318 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,944
Write 1,104
Mixed 733
SusWrite 349
228% 1,033 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 81
277% 98.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,346
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 929
727% 1,017 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 232%
Great: 243%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 113 113 114 114 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 67
SusWrite 112
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
8GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Read 30
Write 5.3
Mixed 6.2
SusWrite 4.5
11% 11.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 33.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 30.6
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 103%

 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 32,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $790
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