MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.24% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '20 at 11:35
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 72.2
1-Core 135
2-Core 268
87% 159 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 812
84% 660 Pts
64-Core 1,087
73% 1,087 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
8.24% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 10
Parallax 8.56
10% 10.2 fps
MRender 8.33
Gravity 8.03
Splatting 13.2
7% 9.85 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.24%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 456 453 464 463 450 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 451
Mixed 352
SusWrite 454
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 46.7
169% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 173
176% 286 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
931GB free
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1685 1723 1730 1735 1730 1736 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 1,739
Write 1756
Mixed 1,286
SusWrite 1,723
366% 1,626 MB/s
4K Read 69.5
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 93.7
325% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 315
427% 771 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 320%
Great: 313%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.5% Good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 25.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.5%
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 58,111 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) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $852
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