MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 12 '21 at 16:20
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X-$345
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Memory 83.7
1-Core 136
2-Core 274
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 987
96% 767 Pts
64-Core 1,514
102% 1,514 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.7% Very good
Lighting 94.5
Reflection 106
Parallax 97.3
76% 99.2 fps
MRender 91.4
Gravity 92.8
Splatting 95.6
75% 93.3 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,457
Write 1,206
Mixed 804
256% 1,156 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 65
142% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 645
DQ Write 371
DQ Mixed 47
159% 355 MB/s
Poor: 106% Great: 211%
Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB-$45
425GB free
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 72 73 72 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 53.3
Write 71.8
Mixed 38
SusWrite 71.7
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
107% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 46%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 140 158 157 157 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 104
Write 134
Mixed 112
SusWrite 154
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
328% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 97%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$51
525GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 152 152 151 152 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 69
Write 92.7
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 151
60% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
136% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
42GB free
Firmware: 4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 55 55 55 54 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 50
Write 60
Mixed 38
SusWrite 54.5
37% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 60%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
45GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 116 116 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
61% Good
Read 98.2
Write 90.7
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 114
59% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61%
Great: 107%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
591GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 49 58 57 60 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
30.2% Below average
Read 91.2
Write 93.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 57.4
88% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
66% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 36.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 36.1
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 113%

 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 74,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $894
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