MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.1% 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 Drive91% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '21 at 11:37
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 82.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 826
86% 673 Pts
64-Core 1102
74% 1102 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.1% Below average
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 58.5
Parallax 65.4
34% 55.2 fps
MRender 57.5
Gravity 49.7
Splatting 43.5
41% 50.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$84
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 198 161 200 167 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 199
Mixed 256
SusWrite 184
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 44
157% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 177
149% 218 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91%
Great: 90%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
383GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 476 471 449 405 405 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 474
Mixed 450
SusWrite 446
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.9
194% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 298
245% 349 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$34
779GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 186 182 187 175 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 149
Mixed 89.1
SusWrite 183
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 38.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.3
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 39.6
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 118%

 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 81,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $932
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