MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.8% 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 Drive326% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190917
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '21 at 17:40
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Memory 89
1-Core 131
2-Core 260
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 795
83% 653 Pts
64-Core 1,048
70% 1,048 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3503 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 133
Parallax 115
101% 124 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 104
Splatting 98.6
88% 112 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 96%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$138
882GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2243 2040 1199 1189 1184 1210 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2451
Write 2338
Mixed 1,671
SusWrite 1511
447% 1,993 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 89.6
297% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,209
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 968
723% 973 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 326%
Great: 357%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3600 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 36.8
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.9
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 37.2
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 107%

 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 59,502 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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