MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 178%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics194% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive183% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '20 at 03:34
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Memory 86.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 272
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 890
90% 714 Pts
64-Core 1,135
76% 1,135 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Asus(1043 87B0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
194% Outstanding
Lighting 256
Reflection 222
Parallax 277
207% 252 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 212
Splatting 128
178% 205 fps
Poor: 145%
This bench: 194%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 261 261 261 260 261 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,388
Write 584
Mixed 290
SusWrite 276
138% 634 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 85.3
270% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 825
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 268
281% 477 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 183%
Great: 272%
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$67
109GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 405 424 407 354 285 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 432
Mixed 341
SusWrite 380
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 37.7
151% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 280
231% 329 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 1TB
496GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1375 989 990 989 995 989 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 2,098
Write 1021
Mixed 202
SusWrite 1,054
241% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 45.4
146% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 565
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 219
191% 298 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 209%
Great: 374%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 200 208 210 208 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 151
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 206
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
94% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 184 186 185 185 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 188
Mixed 106
SusWrite 185
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 33.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $889
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