MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics153% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory18.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime14.8 Days
Run DateJul 31 '21 at 10:10
Run Duration284 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.3% Very good
Memory 69.8
1-Core 135
2-Core 255
85% 153 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 818
81% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,078
72% 1,078 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB; gigabyte G1 Gaming
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3505 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
153% Outstanding
Lighting 219
Reflection 200
Parallax 190
177% 203 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 148
Splatting 132
125% 159 fps
Poor: 128%
This bench: 153%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,696
Write 5,373
Mixed 6,284
1,433% 6,451 MB/s
4K Read 529
4K Write 293
4K Mixed 344
1,398% 389 MB/s
DQ Read 1,575
DQ Write 1140
DQ Mixed 1,226
952% 1,314 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 129%
Seagate ST3500830AS 500GB-$145
143GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 40 42 45 41 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 67
Write 41
Mixed 47.9
SusWrite 42.1
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 44%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
225GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 128 120 120 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 54.3
Write 115
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 124
59% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.3
414% 3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 25.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 76: 10R 8G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
76% 50% 40 298 224 60 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM59F1 LG ULTRAWIDE
History: Score 40: 5R 4G 3B | Score 76: 10R 8G 2B
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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) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $933
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