MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics125% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37.7% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 18 '21 at 11:49
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$266
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83% Excellent
Memory 75.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
83% 148 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 872
85% 679 Pts
64-Core 1,348
90% 1,348 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
MSI(1462 3860) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 163
Reflection 153
Parallax 154
132% 157 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 137
Splatting 119
117% 149 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 125%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3500102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 95 129 8.7 121 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 434
Write 369
Mixed 15
SusWrite 103
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 5.8
50% 12.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 79%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
466GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 877 419 416 417 426 426 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,563
Write 1620
Mixed 1,118
SusWrite 497
268% 1,199 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 67.2
230% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 949
695% 914 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 204%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
408GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 151 152 151 155 154 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 138
Write 144
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 152
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.8% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 26.5
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 89.6
45% 89.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 105%

 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 64,286 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: $854
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