MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, 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 Drive82.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (21%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 17:52
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 73
1-Core 137
2-Core 270
86% 160 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 651
74% 581 Pts
64-Core 624
39% 624 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Palit(1569 2484) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
147% Outstanding
Lighting 206
Reflection 198
Parallax 185
166% 196 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 148
Splatting 131
124% 156 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 147%
Great: 166%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$75
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR031 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 91 463 157 67 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 1,127
Write 1681
Mixed 1,143
SusWrite 156
231% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 8.2
56% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 212
167% 241 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 303%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 29.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 26.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 22: 3R 1G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
22% 22% 36 180 8 144 27" 2560 1440 GSM5B7F LG ULTRAGEAR
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Gaming
Gaming 98%
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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) - $128

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