MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.6% 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 Drive72.6% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 19:02
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%
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 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-$269
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 84.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 267
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 805
84% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 99.9
Reflection 110
Parallax 101
81% 104 fps
MRender 93.2
Gravity 101
Splatting 99
80% 97.7 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 94 85 93 93 84 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 381
Write 142
Mixed 170
SusWrite 92.4
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 39.7
143% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 152
118% 164 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 72%
Maxtor STM3160215AS 160GB
80GB free
Firmware: 4.AAB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
35.6% Below average
Read 63
Write 61.8
Mixed 38
SusWrite 60.8
41% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 41%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 194 195 195 194 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 151
Mixed 84
SusWrite 192
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
WD Elements 1TB
192GB free, PID 10a8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
20% Very poor
Read 39
Write 38
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 38.4
50% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20%
Great: 44%
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 (57th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 34.2
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.4%
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 77,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $937
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