MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.4% 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 Drive39.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 04:42
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 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 5 3600-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 84.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 262
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 776
77% 614 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.4% Above average
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 141
Parallax 200
0% 114 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 138
Splatting 96.8
109% 118 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 240GB-$28
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 119 4.3 12 15 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 504
Write 392
Mixed 354
SusWrite 46.9
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 0.4
52% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 85.2
DQ Write 19
DQ Mixed 0.4
14% 34.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 201 202 201 204 203 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 175
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 202
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 35.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 31.4
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 106%

 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 58,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $858
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