MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime12.2 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 17:30
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$237
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 84.1
1-Core 135
2-Core 260
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 821
83% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.4% Very good
Lighting 91
Reflection 89.7
Parallax 84.2
74% 88.3 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 80.4
Splatting 72.5
69% 88.4 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8120G 120GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03150010
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 45.2
Write 232
Mixed 235
39% 171 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 1.5
84% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 56.7
50% 70.2 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 87%
Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB
233GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 498 499 502 502 502 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 502
Mixed 479
SusWrite 499
113% 499 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 63.8
217% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 371
DQ Mixed 379
285% 379 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
Great: 135%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
534GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 38.6
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 41.2
27% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $901
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