MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics50.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive140% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '19 at 20:32
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 808
85% 666 Pts
64-Core 1,072
72% 1,072 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Lighting 192
Reflection 168
Parallax 276
53% 212 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 182
Splatting 120
46% 143 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 50%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$41
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 252 254 257 262 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 832
Write 847
Mixed 810
SusWrite 305
157% 698 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 51.8
186% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 591
474% 663 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 32.8
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 32
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 106%
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 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 4,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $744
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