MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive338% 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-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:06
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X-$385
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 159
2-Core 317
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1,115
105% 849 Pts
64-Core 1,691
114% 1,691 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2032 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Lighting 70.9
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 75
57% 73.3 fps
MRender 67.9
Gravity 73.4
Splatting 67.9
58% 69.7 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$130
823GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2084 1729 1731 1729 1735 1731 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
338% Outstanding
Read 2,028
Write 2,361
Mixed 1900
SusWrite 1,790
456% 2,020 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 81.6
292% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,392
DQ Write 1188
DQ Mixed 1,270
957% 1,284 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 338%
Great: 340%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
231GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 295 293 295 294 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 496
Mixed 424
SusWrite 315
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.7
215% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 372
280% 375 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 123%
Great: 122%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$109
659GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 166 167 166 166 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 143
Write 157
Mixed 29.4
SusWrite 165
89% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 34.8
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 31.3
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 40
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 24" 1280 720 BNQ7F31 ZOWIE XL LCD
Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 20,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,191
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