MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateNov 30 '20 at 05:19
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 83.2
1-Core 135
2-Core 251
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 805
83% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,055
71% 1,055 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 100
Parallax 91.6
83% 98.1 fps
MRender 99.1
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 80.8
77% 91.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$65
465GB free
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1241 1007 1067 999 999 1001 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,028
Write 2,280
Mixed 1,784
SusWrite 1,052
402% 1,786 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 79.1
281% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,378
DQ Write 1,165
DQ Mixed 1,267
950% 1,270 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 289%
Great: 290%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 117 101 150 150 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 81
Write 120
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 125
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
118% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 59,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $851
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