MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.8% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '20 at 06:11
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X-$490
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Memory 77.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 275
91% 164 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 993
95% 765 Pts
64-Core 2,160
145% 2,160 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.1% Above average
Lighting 66.3
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 67.5
54% 68.4 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 68
Splatting 66
55% 66.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$40
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 87 84 81 79 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 503
Write 94.8
Mixed 143
SusWrite 88.4
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 36
148% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 142
135% 218 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 129%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$59
9GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 438
Write 357
Mixed 253
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 33.7
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 112
118% 198 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 80%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
28GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 117 115 114 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 116
Write 78.7
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 116
61% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
284GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 124 126 130 124 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 116
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 127
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 110%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$110
603GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 117 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 114
Write 126
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 117
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 32
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 29.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 100%

 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 59,480 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $851
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