MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateJun 04 '21 at 05:22
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700F-$286
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 969
96% 762 Pts
64-Core 1,466
98% 1,466 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,080
Write 1,226
Mixed 549
212% 952 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 42
188% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 305
238% 328 MB/s
Poor: 106% Great: 217%
Spcc Solid State Disk 128GB
64GB free
Firmware: Q0616B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 21 20 21 21 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 508
Write 417
Mixed 344
SusWrite 76.6
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 14.1
4K Mixed 1
47% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 77.3
DQ Write 14.6
DQ Mixed 1
12% 31 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$42
790GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 128 128 127 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 125
Write 120
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 127
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 23.1
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 26.8
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 95%

 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 1,671 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $569
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