MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive255% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJan 21 '20 at 17:57
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$211
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
85% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 752
76% 603 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 85%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 300
Parallax 802
108% 504 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 394
Splatting 367
105% 333 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$68
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 776 428 427 431 430 430 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,492
Write 2,221
Mixed 1,534
SusWrite 487
375% 1,684 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 82.5
279% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 975
702% 910 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 255%
Great: 287%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
368GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 489 490 488 438 358 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 467
Mixed 404
SusWrite 459
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.6
206% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 141 143 143 147 146 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 145
Write 100
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 144
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 86%
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 (6th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 24.4
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 22.6
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $849
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