MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '21 at 21:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT-$366
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 67.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 258
85% 154 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 806
79% 633 Pts
64-Core 1,016
68% 1,016 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3025 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.47
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.6% Poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 106
Parallax 69.8
0% 58.5 fps
MRender 74.1
Gravity 70.7
Splatting 59.4
57% 68.1 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 1.5 3.8 4.7 64 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 173
Write 24
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 23.9
57% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 23.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 22.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $926
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