MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '20 at 09:11
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 71.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 211
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 730
67% 545 Pts
64-Core 1270
85% 1270 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 99
Reflection 96.8
Parallax 84.4
80% 93.4 fps
MRender 73.8
Gravity 87.1
Splatting 79
69% 80 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 377 420 434 403 413 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 312
Write 407
Mixed 347
SusWrite 384
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 28.3
125% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 224
184% 263 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 205 205 208 208 206 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 170
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 203
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
129% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 25.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.8
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 97.2
41% 97.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $851
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