MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics84.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200917
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateNov 30 '21 at 21:24
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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-$330
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 67.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 240
80% 144 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 808
78% 626 Pts
64-Core 1178
79% 1178 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
84.5% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 106
84% 101 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 99
Splatting 90.3
86% 111 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$70
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1872
Write 1,959
Mixed 1,589
404% 1,807 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 61.3
218% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 997
744% 996 MB/s
Poor: 178% Great: 298%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
814GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 194 198 203 201 199 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 100
Write 125
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 197
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
65% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 24.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 19.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 59: 7R 5G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
59% 68% 31 311 246 144 27" 1920 1080 MSI3CB5 MSI G271
History: Score 35: 3R 4G 8B | Score 59: 7R 5G 9B
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Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $589
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