MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 23:41
Run Duration323 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 133
2-Core 217
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 821
77% 621 Pts
64-Core 1,404
94% 1,404 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
XFX(1682 9580) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1397 MHz, MLim: 2137 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 230
Reflection 184
Parallax 296
60% 237 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 228
Splatting 139
62% 174 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 67 76 78 76 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 51.2
Write 47
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 71.1
38% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 69%
Samsung HM750LI 750GB
18GB free
Firmware: 2AM10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 28 49 44 48 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
29.2% Poor
Read 59
Write 24.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 42.5
29% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 49%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
2GB free
Firmware: 9300
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 45.2
Write 94.5
Mixed 80
56% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.6
161% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 66%
Seagate BUP BL 4TB
324GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 98 103 101 97 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 51.7
Write 70.3
Mixed 72
SusWrite 98.6
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.5
145% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 66%
Seagate M3 Portable 2TB
6GB free
Firmware: 0708
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 32.7
Write 105
Mixed 74
53% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
190% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 67%
WD My Passport 2627 4TB
3TB free, PID 2627
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 104 105 103 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 108
Write 100
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 104
127% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 0.6
279% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 66%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 32GB
0GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 21.6
Write 6.3
Mixed 2.8
10% 10.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
56% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 13%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
0GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 0 1.6 5.6 6 4.6 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
8.12% Terrible
Read 32
Write 1.5
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 3.6
8% 9.7 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
44% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.12%
Great: 23%
Lenovo USB Hard Drive 1TB
6GB free, PID 4533
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 39 37 34 34 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
Read 38
Write 38.7
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 35.5
46% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 45%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 32GB
1GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 11 7.9 8.1 5.2 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Read 36
Write 11.2
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 7
18% 16.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 2.6
150% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 13%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
2GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 80
Write 197
Mixed 52.2
151% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.3
150% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 32.9
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 34.2
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $845
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