MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.8% 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 Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 12 '20 at 23:32
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 79.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 268
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 825
84% 665 Pts
64-Core 1,240
83% 1,240 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$140
Gigabyte(1458 2312) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.8% Average
Lighting 166
Reflection 146
Parallax 218
44% 177 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 160
Splatting 108
44% 128 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
454GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 459 462 386 400 373 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 358
Mixed 258
SusWrite 417
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35
147% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 236
208% 312 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4133 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 34.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 28.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 123%

 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 38,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
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: $833
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