MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics110% 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.
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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 19 '22 at 06:26
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Memory 81.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 216
76% 136 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 612
61% 497 Pts
64-Core 856
53% 856 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 129
Reflection 145
Parallax 195
104% 156 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 149
Splatting 97.2
116% 121 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 448
Write 417
Mixed 118
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 0.9
6% 3.27 MB/s
DQ Read 3.8
DQ Write 12.8
DQ Mixed 17.3
11% 11.3 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
196GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 152 156 155 156 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 124
Write 122
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 156
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
833GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 178 168 183 185 184 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 132
Write 90.4
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 178
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 34.8
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.7
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 28.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 55: 5R 6G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
55% 50% 46 312 244 165 23.5" 1920 1080 ACR0752 XF240Q S
History: Score 56: 6R 6G 8B | Score 55: 5R 6G 12B
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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $887
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