MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.5% 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)
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 (17%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 04:33
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$172
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 77.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 265
87% 157 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 864
89% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
Asus(1043 200B) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.46
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.5% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 170
Parallax 184
52% 185 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 188
Splatting 145
53% 161 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 394
Write 392
Mixed 323
277% 370 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 32.9
6,933% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 7.7
762% 163 MB/s
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$47
540GB free
Firmware: HP63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 117 116 117 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 122
Write 126
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 116
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 68%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
9GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
4.76% Terrible
Read 24.6
Write 19.8
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 4.6
16% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
3% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.76%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.9% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 29.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 27.6
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 85.7
47% 85.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 112%
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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: 71% - Very good Total price: $837
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