MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 22:27
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 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 3600X-$249
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 82.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 270
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 897
89% 706 Pts
64-Core 1,134
76% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.1%
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
63.1% Good
Lighting 78.4
Reflection 85.9
Parallax 75.9
65% 80.1 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 74.2
Splatting 67.5
47% 74.2 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 355 350 344 348 343 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 339
Mixed 319
SusWrite 349
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 39.3
156% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 267
229% 337 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
326GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 131 131 129 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 162
Write 124
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 130
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 35.2
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 36.1
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.1%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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