MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics93.6% 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 Drive130% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210408
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 05:07
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 81.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 228
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 727
75% 589 Pts
64-Core 1,014
68% 1,014 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.6% Outstanding
Lighting 111
Reflection 130
Parallax 126
90% 122 fps
MRender 96.4
Gravity 126
Splatting 116
98% 113 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 256GB
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 324 282 264 232 233 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 716
Write 800
Mixed 466
SusWrite 286
127% 567 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 41.6
183% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 617
DQ Mixed 478
409% 601 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 130%
Great: 218%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
101GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 460 461 482 478 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 485
Mixed 400
SusWrite 468
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.1
194% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 372
280% 374 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 124%
Great: 133%
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000L7 256GB
42GB free
Firmware: EMT03L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 294 280 275 257 232 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 299
Mixed 275
SusWrite 272
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.9
157% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 249
211% 310 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 100%
Samsung MZ7LN512HMJP-000L7 512GB
265GB free
Firmware: MAV01L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 461 464 486 482 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 456
Mixed 399
SusWrite 471
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 57.9
195% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 369
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 126%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
613GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 126 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 136
Write 144
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 130
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 115%
WD Elements 25A1 2TB
660GB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 104 102 105 105 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 114
Write 92.2
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 105
127% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
165% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 33.3
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 30.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 23,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 147%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,165
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