MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics147% 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 Drive113% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210413
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 00:59
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$340
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 79.8
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 819
80% 639 Pts
64-Core 1,079
72% 1,079 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 205
Reflection 187
Parallax 181
166% 191 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 146
Splatting 127
125% 160 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 147%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 200 200 191 193 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 487
Mixed 399
SusWrite 220
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.4
203% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 369
278% 371 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 123%
PNY CS1311 480GB-$89
255GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 390 154 176 174 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 479
Mixed 375
SusWrite 254
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 41.5
149% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 204
195% 306 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 102%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
439GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1484 1506 1506 1506 1502 596 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 1,519
Write 1,497
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 1350
308% 1,368 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 82.3
292% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 275
359% 637 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 270%
Great: 302%
Seagate ST3500830AS 500GB-$145
449GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 67 67 67 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 65.7
Write 65.5
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 66.8
45% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 44%
Asmt 2105 1TB
888GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
22.2% Poor
Read 39.5
Write 31.6
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 37.5
25% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF2666C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2733 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 30.7
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 30.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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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