MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52% 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 Drive238% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 23 '20 at 21:42
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 106
2-Core 204
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 638
64% 508 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52% Above average
Lighting 186
Reflection 172
Parallax 258
49% 205 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 190
Splatting 126
52% 152 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$65
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1345 397 400 400 400 402 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2284
Write 2,137
Mixed 1,536
SusWrite 558
364% 1,629 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 75.1
248% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 658
DQ Mixed 878
635% 827 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 238%
Great: 287%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$79
931GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 133 135 134 134 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 132
Write 23.5
Mixed 62
SusWrite 134
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
230% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 32.2
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 25.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%

 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 37,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $868
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