MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive215% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200723
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 08:48
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 25%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 (46th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 122
2-Core 239
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 764
76% 607 Pts
64-Core 980
66% 980 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.8%
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: 466.77
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.8% Good
Lighting 82.6
Reflection 104
Parallax 72.3
67% 86.2 fps
MRender 96.9
Gravity 90
Splatting 78.3
73% 88.4 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 727 545 547 540 542 540 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 1,280
Mixed 484
SusWrite 574
217% 976 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 79.6
266% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 234
323% 592 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 215%
Great: 281%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
149GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 1255 1263 1255 1254 1247 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,361
Write 2,242
Mixed 1,644
SusWrite 1,300
423% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 80.2
268% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,048
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 955
711% 946 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 299%
Great: 363%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 21.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77%
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 1,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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: $573
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