MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics88.5% 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 Drive109% 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 03:41
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 69.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 242
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 763
72% 584 Pts
64-Core 938
63% 938 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.5% Excellent
Lighting 114
Reflection 128
Parallax 112
92% 118 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 98.4
Splatting 95.4
84% 110 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2G0A-00JH30 1TB
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 303 448 443 323 264 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 453
Mixed 315
SusWrite 368
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 45.1
168% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 207
191% 296 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
267GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 98 104 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 123
Write 110
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 102
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 25.8
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 22.6
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 109%

 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 81,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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: $935
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