MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 28 '20 at 22:44
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 62.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 239
78% 142 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 738
74% 588 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.1
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 134
Parallax 217
99% 158 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 126
Splatting 88.6
99% 107 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$120
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 39 32 15 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$48
317GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 70 64 54 51 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 68.4
Write 83.2
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 62.1
50% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 24.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 18.6
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 121
33% 121 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60.9%
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 58,757 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: $858
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HDDRAMUSB
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