MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77% 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 Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 00:17
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$272
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 72.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 205
73% 128 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 657
66% 521 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
77% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 247
Parallax 280
82% 280 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 274
Splatting 181
77% 226 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 81 75 95 97 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 346
Write 134
Mixed 140
SusWrite 95.6
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 26.4
109% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 65.4
81% 148 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
505GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 171 173 173 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 138
Write 108
Mixed 80
SusWrite 173
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 19.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 95.6
42% 95.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73%
Great: 110%

 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 43,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $843
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