MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive222% 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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 16:44
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 as expected (45th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 779
76% 610 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70% Good
Lighting 82.6
Reflection 104
Parallax 71.9
67% 86 fps
MRender 95.9
Gravity 90.7
Splatting 77.5
74% 88 fps
Poor: 137%
This bench: 70%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 736 545 547 545 545 546 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,641
Write 1,293
Mixed 578
SusWrite 577
227% 1,022 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 83.4
280% 98.2 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 227
316% 581 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 222%
Great: 278%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$154
149GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 1256 1240 1015 1067 1087 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,476
Write 2,348
Mixed 1,614
SusWrite 1,199
428% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 86.6
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1052
DQ Write 842
DQ Mixed 957
714% 951 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 304%
Great: 360%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 22.3
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 24.6
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.1%
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 2,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $570
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