MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210512
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 22 '21 at 01:26
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 83.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 262
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 809
84% 658 Pts
64-Core 1,064
71% 1,064 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.11.3
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 95% Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Scorch M2 512GB
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 163 178 193 180 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 670
Mixed 649
SusWrite 242
117% 516 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.6
158% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 518
418% 595 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 112%
Great: 165%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
378GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 161 162 163 162 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 183
Mixed 119
SusWrite 164
120% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
401GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 165 163 165 164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 154
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 164
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 101%
WD Elements 25A3 4TB
355GB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 173 173 164 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 125
Write 134
Mixed 110
SusWrite 172
188% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
130% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.8
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 33.5
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $957
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