MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.9% 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 Drive38.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 01 '21 at 03:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$236
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 75.3
1-Core 143
2-Core 271
90% 163 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 889
88% 702 Pts
64-Core 1191
80% 1191 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
HP(103C 82FC) 3GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Lighting 67
Reflection 90.7
Parallax 56.4
54% 71.4 fps
MRender 73.3
Gravity 74.7
Splatting 66.4
60% 71.5 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 500GB SSD
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS9006B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 342 96 81 81 81 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38.6% Below average
Read 283
Write 103
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 171
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 11.1
55% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 13.7
DQ Write 15
DQ Mixed 14.5
11% 14.4 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 99%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$73
277GB free
Firmware: 0004HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 93 100 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 84.4
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 99.5
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 55%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA851U6AFR6N-UH 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
65.2% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 24
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 25.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 89.8
45% 89.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $910
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