MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% 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 Drive201% 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 (15%). 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)
Memory9.7 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 08:54
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 above expectations (67th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Memory 91.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 241
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 763
79% 619 Pts
64-Core 952
64% 952 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90%
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
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
147% Outstanding
Lighting 205
Reflection 255
Parallax 170
166% 210 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 150
Splatting 135
126% 159 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 147%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 675 597 205 576 543 544 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,275
Write 560
Mixed 842
SusWrite 523
178% 800 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 79.9
266% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 785
DQ Mixed 323
368% 627 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 201%
Great: 281%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$145
149GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 1263 1261 1258 1254 1254 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,435
Write 2,247
Mixed 1641
SusWrite 1,303
427% 1,907 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 77.9
261% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,044
DQ Write 830
DQ Mixed 941
703% 939 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 300%
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 (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.8% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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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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