MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.5% 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 Drive77.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime22.9 Days
Run DateSep 15 '21 at 03:11
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 69.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 254
85% 153 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 779
80% 628 Pts
64-Core 966
65% 966 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$749
MSI(1462 3820) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.6.2
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.5% Above average
Lighting 70
Reflection 64.3
Parallax 97.8
57% 77.4 fps
MRender 52.8
Gravity 73.3
Splatting 42.6
56% 56.2 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8120G 120GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 24 58 47 54 50 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 466
Write 310
Mixed 327
SusWrite 61.3
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 35
145% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 184
158% 230 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
511GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 151 147 154 145 160 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 76.7
Write 75.4
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 153
68% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 107%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 24.9
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 21.5
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 59: 6R 7G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
59% 55% 38 315 233 165 24.5" 1920 1080 SPT09FB Sceptre M25
History: Score 36: 4R 2G 10B | Score 59: 6R 7G 8B
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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) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $938
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