MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 63.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics144% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive133% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 17:25
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.4% Good
Memory 44.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 244
72% 136 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 713
73% 576 Pts
64-Core 877
59% 877 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3693 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
144% Outstanding
Lighting 194
Reflection 261
Parallax 181
157% 212 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 152
Splatting 141
129% 164 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 144%
Great: 164%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 616 539 540 545 540 544 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 1,319
Write 726
Mixed 127
SusWrite 554
150% 681 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 38.6
123% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 116
103% 163 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 133%
Great: 279%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
171GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1470 1271 1251 1231 1265 1264 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,491
Write 1860
Mixed 1623
SusWrite 1,292
406% 1,816 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 80.2
264% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,090
DQ Write 901
DQ Mixed 973
735% 988 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 305%
Great: 358%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
24.5% Poor
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 7.5
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 5.5
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 181
22% 181 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 104%

 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 1,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $836
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