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 as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive294% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 06:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 95.1
2-Core 189
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 648
65% 516 Pts
64-Core 764
51% 764 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$75
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 715 588 501 505 505 509 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,750
Write 1,315
Mixed 1,518
SusWrite 554
339% 1534 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 95.1
332% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1337
DQ Write 803
DQ Mixed 576
562% 905 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 294%
Great: 323%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 184 173 201 186 189 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 131
Write 132
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 184
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
94% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESCK.M8FE1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 37.3
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 35.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91%
Great: 118%

 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%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $815
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