MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive216% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 07:34
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$174
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 218
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 698
70% 556 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 65.2
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 66.3
53% 68.9 fps
MRender 70.2
Gravity 66.4
Splatting 58.5
54% 65 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1123 978 961 986 950 988 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2027
Write 1,905
Mixed 1677
SusWrite 998
371% 1,652 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 50.5
165% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 923
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 222
237% 419 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 216%
Great: 289%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 35
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 27.8
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30.5
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 3,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $582
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