MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.5% 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 Drive89.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime4 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 19:07
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 5600-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 76.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
89% 161 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 802
84% 660 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$290
MSI(1462 C810) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.5% Excellent
Lighting 332
Reflection 244
Parallax 644
87% 406 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 306
Splatting 294
82% 261 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 121 120 118 114 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 506
Write 208
Mixed 174
SusWrite 121
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40.5
163% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 158
148% 235 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 208 213 220 213 208 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 136
Write 154
Mixed 75
SusWrite 210
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.7% Very good
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 30
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 28.9
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 111%

 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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