MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 172%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 185%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive250% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory17.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 01:59
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 92.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 296
100% 179 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,151
107% 870 Pts
64-Core 1,915
128% 1,915 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C81) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.7% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.2
Parallax 8.9
5% 8.4 fps
MRender 11.8
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 0.3
7% 6.57 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.7%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3896 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 247
Reflection 231
Parallax 223
200% 234 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 168
Splatting 149
142% 180 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 173%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$63
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1334 1006 1002 1002 999 999 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,998
Write 2,184
Mixed 1,710
SusWrite 1,057
391% 1,738 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 68
230% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 624
DQ Mixed 807
591% 780 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 250%
Great: 290%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
202GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 317 316 312 302 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 406
SusWrite 329
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 56.3
188% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
171GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 113 115 110 112 141 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 159
Write 157
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 117
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
629GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 171 174 179 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 138
Write 161
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 173
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 21.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 25.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81) Builds (Compare 1,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $549
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