MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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 11 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '22 at 09:38
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$363
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 87.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 866
84% 671 Pts
64-Core 1143
77% 1143 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3100 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.5% Very good
Lighting 88.8
Reflection 114
Parallax 73.4
72% 92.1 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 92.1
Splatting 80.5
76% 91.5 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$82
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 617 609 616 621 618 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,597
Write 2,374
Mixed 1,672
SusWrite 665
408% 1,827 MB/s
4K Read 66.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.8
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,392
DQ Write 1,049
DQ Mixed 1,182
894% 1,208 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 294%
Great: 332%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
102GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 153 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 493
Mixed 405
SusWrite 188
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.4
214% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 361
274% 369 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
401GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 495 495 495 489 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 448
SusWrite 494
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 65.9
220% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 136%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.2
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.9
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 36.2
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 165 27" 1280 720 DEL41D9 DELL S2721DGF
Typical B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 99,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $793
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