MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive212% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJan 18 '22 at 15:55
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,018
100% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,558
105% 1,558 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 1E84) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
121% Outstanding
Lighting 158
Reflection 152
Parallax 152
128% 154 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 133
Splatting 119
113% 145 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 883 417 239 334 330 322 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,576
Write 1,642
Mixed 1256
SusWrite 421
274% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 75.6
266% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,129
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 926
687% 919 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 212%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$47
183GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 117 115 116 120 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 80.8
Write 93.3
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 113
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
61% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 22.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 121%

 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 10 7 144 27" 1280 720 HPN359E HP 27mx
Typical MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81) Builds (Compare 2,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $776
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