MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive325% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 21:24
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$233
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 84
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 799
84% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,088
73% 1,088 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Lighting 103
Reflection 101
Parallax 95
83% 99.6 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 88.7
Splatting 79.9
76% 98.1 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$81
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2060 753 759 766 764 762 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
325% Outstanding
Read 2,673
Write 2,370
Mixed 1,848
SusWrite 977
440% 1,967 MB/s
4K Read 68.6
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 95.9
325% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,366
DQ Write 1,210
DQ Mixed 1,272
958% 1,282 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 325%
Great: 334%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$56
442GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 460 461 438 400 398 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 465
Mixed 444
SusWrite 438
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56.6
184% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 298
245% 350 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 36
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 32.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 108%

 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 71,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $909
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