MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics97.3% 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 Drive368% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210203
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 08:40
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$279
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 122
59% 92 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 635
51% 436 Pts
64-Core 1,105
74% 1,105 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.3% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 118
Parallax 123
105% 124 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 103
Splatting 88.8
88% 111 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 847 1493 2515 2563 2289 763 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
368% Outstanding
Read 2,636
Write 2,559
Mixed 2,407
SusWrite 1,745
526% 2,336 MB/s
4K Read 78.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 104
336% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,343
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 1,102
836% 1,134 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 368%
Great: 427%
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
82GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1H5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 138 138 135 137 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 312
Write 208
Mixed 218
SusWrite 165
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 26.7
106% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 54.2
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 188
140% 177 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2013)
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 115 115 115 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 108
Write 112
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 114
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 38.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 36.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $878
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