MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 03:24
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$309
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 79.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 262
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 845
85% 675 Pts
64-Core 1,271
85% 1,271 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.9% Poor
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 7.5
Parallax 10.8
7% 8.97 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 12.5
54% 46.5 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 365 390 390 358 340 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 474
Write 398
Mixed 394
SusWrite 364
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 27
100% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 262
201% 271 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 215 212 211 217 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 135
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 211
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
167% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.3% Very good
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 32.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 25.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 108%

 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 81,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

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