MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191106
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 22:02
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 69.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
88% 161 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 841
86% 677 Pts
64-Core 1,088
73% 1,088 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62.8% Good
Lighting 78
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 75
65% 79.2 fps
MRender 80.3
Gravity 74
Splatting 68
47% 74.1 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 354 355 345 348 327 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 312
Mixed 315
SusWrite 348
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47
176% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 266
229% 337 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
326GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 130 130 131 131 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 167
Write 124
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 131
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.2% Good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 25.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.2%
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 49,098 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: $906
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