MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics84.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 05 '21 at 19:13
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 81.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 789
81% 638 Pts
64-Core 1,001
67% 1,001 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 8797) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
84.6% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 120
Parallax 106
90% 112 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 92.1
Splatting 88.3
79% 102 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$55
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,387
Write 2,037
Mixed 1,450
434% 1,958 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 86.8
292% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 1,070
DQ Mixed 1,123
821% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 153% Great: 288%
Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB
847GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 180 180 183 181 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 135
Write 154
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 176
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 33.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 31.9
76% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 27: 1R 6G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
27% 22% 49 111 7 60 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25A4 VG258
History: Score 15: 2R 1G 2B | Score 22: 4R 0G 2B | Score 27: 1R 6G 4B
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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $937
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