MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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.
Graphics28.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200917
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 05:13
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$310
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 72.5
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 846
88% 688 Pts
64-Core 1,071
72% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
PwrHis(1787 2316) 3GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 21.2.3
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.1% Poor
Lighting 35.4
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 45.8
29% 37.1 fps
MRender 26.2
Gravity 35.6
Splatting 20.3
27% 27.4 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900P13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 60 72 132 55 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 463
Write 182
Mixed 324
SusWrite 99.9
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 37
148% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 43.7
66% 129 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 86%
SSD 256GB
202GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 102 100 102 102 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 436
Mixed 378
SusWrite 149
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 42
160% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 221
196% 293 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 92%
Great: 94%
Seagate ST9160310AS 160GB-$63
128GB free
Firmware: 0303
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 43 43 47 53 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 62.3
Write 63
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 46.2
38% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 38%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69% Good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 25.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 95.7
42% 95.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $553
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