MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.4% 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 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 10:46
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: Vega-56 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 80.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 772
79% 621 Pts
64-Core 1,022
69% 1,022 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$395
CLim: 1622 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 294
Reflection 231
Parallax 443
77% 322 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 304
Splatting 286
81% 257 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 71 73 74 91 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 126
Write 129
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 79.5
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 59%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 34.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 34.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.6%
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 41,997 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) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $860
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