MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive320% 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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190720
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateSep 06 '19 at 09:12
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 833
86% 675 Pts
64-Core 1,027
69% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Lighting 203
Reflection 180
Parallax 188
52% 191 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 195
Splatting 159
53% 166 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0328D Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1822 1403 1761 1650 476 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 2557
Write 2,000
Mixed 239
SusWrite 1264
336% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 90.4
318% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 1,110
DQ Mixed 443
475% 776 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 320%
Great: 331%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
379GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 488 494 493 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 494
Mixed 396
SusWrite 487
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 64.4
219% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 368
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$73
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 162 162 162 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 198
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 161
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
147GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 159 159 159 161 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 130
Write 97
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 159
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 33.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 106%
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 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 979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $763
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