MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics100% 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 Drive207% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 00:31
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$259
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
60.3% Good
Memory 73
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 121
53% 85.4 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 713
57% 484 Pts
64-Core 1,030
69% 1,030 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.11.2
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 142
Parallax 183
98% 149 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 130
Splatting 94.2
103% 113 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$53
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 573 533 544 539 507 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 2019
Write 2,136
Mixed 1,742
SusWrite 589
364% 1,621 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 64.1
214% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 528
394% 528 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 207%
Great: 291%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
262GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 92 93 102 106 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 90.9
Write 157
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 97.1
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 36.1
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 28.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 61: 6R 8G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
61% 46% 46 263 193 144 23.5" 1920 1080 AOC2401 24G1WG4
History: Score 40: 5R 3G 6B | Score 61: 6R 8G 7B
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Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $930
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