MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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.
Graphics34.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive244% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 14:22
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 82
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 846
86% 679 Pts
64-Core 1,093
73% 1,093 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$418
Gigabyte(1458 4009) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (119 fps cap detected)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 119
Parallax 119
31% 119 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 119
Splatting 119
35% 119 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
303GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 920 722 189 554 480 486 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 1,861
Write 746
Mixed 1,385
SusWrite 558
252% 1,138 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 87.7
296% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,040
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 437
473% 792 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 244%
Great: 327%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 36.3
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 109%

 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 44,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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