MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82% 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 Drive208% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 08 '21 at 00:47
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 68.1
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
82% 149 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 789
79% 626 Pts
64-Core 982
66% 982 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 119
Parallax 102
85% 109 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 91.6
Splatting 90.2
78% 102 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 82%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$61
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 856 902 901 881 881 886 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 1,339
Write 928
Mixed 870
SusWrite 885
225% 1,005 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 66.9
240% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 853
DQ Mixed 223
275% 468 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 208%
Great: 208%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 204 205 206 206 206 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 23.8
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 22.8
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 63: 7R 6G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
63% 55% 42 108 6 144 23.8" 1920 1080 ACR0852 XF243Y P
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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $933
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