MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 81.5%, 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 Drive70.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). 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)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 13:24
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 34%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$260
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 80.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 229
79% 142 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 791
74% 618 Pts
64-Core 1,119
69% 1,119 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
148% Outstanding
Lighting 210
Reflection 200
Parallax 188
170% 199 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 146
Splatting 131
123% 155 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 148%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 960GB-$300
622GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 345 276 222 214 214 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 290
Write 258
Mixed 323
SusWrite 251
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 21.9
97% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 180
174% 274 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 101%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
763GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 871 824 840 839 840 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 942
Write 941
Mixed 1459
SusWrite 857
238% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 20.3
155% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,091
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 947
702% 934 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 175%
Great: 276%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 33.5
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 33.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 110%

 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 36 30 144 27" 2560 1440 IVM663D PL2760Q
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $901
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