MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics148% 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 Drive193% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190917
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '22 at 09:54
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$354
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 69.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
84% 152 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 879
88% 696 Pts
64-Core 1,160
78% 1,160 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 190
Parallax 187
148% 187 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 191
Splatting 131
148% 154 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 148%
Great: 151%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$71
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 619 615 610 602 608 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,960
Write 1,661
Mixed 703
SusWrite 644
276% 1,242 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 53
181% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 332
275% 395 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 193%
Great: 259%
WD WD20EFAX-68FB5N0 2TB
788GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 173 169 170 169 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 32% Great: 107%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$63
900GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 117 120 119 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 138
Write 127
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 118
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 85%
WD Purple Surveillance 3TB (2017)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 137 139 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 126
Write 21.4
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 137
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
408GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 158 162 161 158 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 130
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 160
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.8% Good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 26.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 22.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 34" 1280 720 DELD124 DELL S3422DWG
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Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $851
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