MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45% 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 Drive216% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). 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)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 23 '20 at 10:01
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 40%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$249
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Memory 62.4
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 128
50% 83.5 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 670
53% 455 Pts
64-Core 1,074
72% 1,074 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Gigabyte(1458 400D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45% Average
Lighting 47
Reflection 54.7
Parallax 44.4
39% 48.7 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 112
Splatting 67.6
92% 115 fps
Poor: 111%
This bench: 45%
Great: 133%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 857 634 611 619 613 603 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,199
Write 2,106
Mixed 1,663
SusWrite 656
370% 1,656 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 56.4
190% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 608
DQ Mixed 685
506% 667 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 216%
Great: 336%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
66.8% Good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 27.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 22.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 121
33% 121 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.8%
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 48,486 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $906
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