MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.1% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '20 at 05:13
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 70.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 272
87% 159 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 830
87% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,064
71% 1,064 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 84.8
Parallax 80.9
75% 86.3 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 79.8
Splatting 76.8
70% 92.5 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 174 161 213 207 190 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 382
Mixed 361
SusWrite 195
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 48.9
161% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 229
191% 277 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
468GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 152 153 153 152 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 121
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 153
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 114%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 32GB
25GB free, PID 0cc7
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.8 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
7.1% Terrible
Read 23
Write 0.7
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 11.2
11% 10.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
21% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.1%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.7% Good
MC Read 29
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 26.8
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 25.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 99.9
40% 99.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 113%

 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 81,913 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: 68% - Good Total price: $938
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