MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.7% 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 Drive94.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$192
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Memory 81
1-Core 119
2-Core 236
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 747
75% 592 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Zotac(19DA 3451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.7% Above average
Lighting 66.8
Reflection 70.4
Parallax 62.7
54% 66.6 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 66.5
Splatting 63.6
53% 64.7 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 233 227 221 244 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 482
Mixed 429
SusWrite 272
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 37.8
133% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 365
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
415GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 135 137 135 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 167
Write 160
Mixed 108
SusWrite 136
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 37.1
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 28.9
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 33.1
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%

 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 65,115 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $864
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