MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.2% 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 Drive71.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210927
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '21 at 22:10
Run Duration265 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
89% 157 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 850
84% 669 Pts
64-Core 1,127
76% 1,127 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 21.10.2
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
40.2% Average
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 121
Parallax 154
0% 91.8 fps
MRender 96.3
Gravity 110
Splatting 83
87% 96.5 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 144 117 107 92 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 310
Write 357
Mixed 241
SusWrite 125
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 21.2
137% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 97.7
116% 209 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 118%
SABRENT 1TB
954GB free
Firmware: RKT343.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2482 1149 1147 1151 1151 1147 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 36.8
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 38.1
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 34: 4R 2G 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
34% 56% 25 108 5 144 23.8" 1920 1080 AOC2402 24G2W1G4
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 90,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

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