MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 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 76.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.9% 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 Drive44.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 20 '20 at 04:16
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 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 5 3400G-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Memory 74.5
1-Core 121
2-Core 236
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 663
69% 543 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$125
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
41.9% Average
Lighting 50.6
Reflection 64
Parallax 64.6
42% 59.7 fps
MRender 63.5
Gravity 51.9
Splatting 54.1
37% 56.5 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03150002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 37 29 30 40 44 MB/s
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.3% Average
Read 94
Write 54.5
Mixed 118
SusWrite 40.1
17% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 25.1
115% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 15.8
DQ Mixed 26.9
34% 64.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 80%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$69
49GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,474
Write 2,191
Mixed 1,502
456% 2,055 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 78.6
265% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 1,048
768% 1,000 MB/s
Poor: 161% Great: 286%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$34
466GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 130 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 121
Mixed 69
SusWrite 129
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 29.2
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 91.5
44% 91.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 117%

 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 47,408 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) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $867
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