MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:27
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 86.8
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 837
88% 689 Pts
64-Core 1,120
75% 1,120 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 113
Parallax 103
86% 107 fps
MRender 94
Gravity 103
Splatting 100
82% 99 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$57
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 294 296 295 293 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 493
Mixed 452
SusWrite 307
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.5
201% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 368
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 132%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
2GB free
Firmware: 2.25
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 156
Write 120
Mixed 143
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 34.5
137% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 78.2
72% 110 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 62%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 35
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 34.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.3%
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 60,156 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) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $861
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