MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive275% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$330
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 88.2
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 934
93% 738 Pts
64-Core 1,426
96% 1,426 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$59
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 519 421 421 420 420 417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,592
Write 1,996
Mixed 1541
SusWrite 436
365% 1,641 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 92.9
315% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 1,109
DQ Mixed 1,164
846% 1,090 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 275%
Great: 291%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
527GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 132 133 126 126 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 145
Write 154
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 128
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 35
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 35.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 114%

 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 65,081 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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