MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive14.4% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190711
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 19 '20 at 10:09
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: Vega-56 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90% Excellent
Memory 80.3
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
90% 162 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 878
90% 706 Pts
64-Core 1,130
76% 1,130 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$436
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.4% Very good
Lighting 87
Reflection 85.2
Parallax 141
70% 104 fps
MRender 83
Gravity 94.1
Splatting 118
75% 98.2 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 16 16 21 32 28 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
14.4% Very poor
Read 23.3
Write 71.4
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 29.6
10% 44.1 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 9.4
36% 12.1 MB/s
DQ Read 10.4
DQ Write 12.5
DQ Mixed 11
8% 11.3 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
827GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 167 161 162 174 170 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 115
Write 155
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 166
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 34.3
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 35.3
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88%
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 58,104 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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