MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics122% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive282% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 19:00
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%
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 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 3700X-$289
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
44.2% Average
Memory 75.5
1-Core 18.4
2-Core 35.4
34% 43.1 Pts
4-Core 70.3
8-Core 379
24% 225 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 157
Reflection 158
Parallax 157
127% 157 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 137
Splatting 120
117% 149 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 122%
Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$126
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1049 1499 1403 1606 1668 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 1,729
Write 1,672
Mixed 1,264
SusWrite 1,224
331% 1,472 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 88.3
303% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 1,086
DQ Mixed 310
425% 771 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 282%
Great: 305%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 28.6
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 13.2
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 89.3
45% 89.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 107%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $929
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