MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.2% 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 Drive165% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 12:59
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 84.1
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 931
89% 716 Pts
64-Core 1,430
96% 1,430 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$270
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 359
Reflection 256
Parallax 572
94% 396 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 329
Splatting 317
88% 284 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 644 315 213 204 298 218 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 2,297
Write 723
Mixed 143
SusWrite 315
187% 870 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 43.3
138% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 210
161% 225 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 165%
Great: 326%
Sobetter Ext 256GB
8GB free
Firmware: 3202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19.2% Very poor
Read 41.9
Write 41.9
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 42
9% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 15.4
4K Mixed 13.7
46% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 18.6
DQ Mixed 15.8
12% 16.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 33
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 107%

 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 31,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

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