MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive210% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220526
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateJun 24 '22 at 08:29
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User MAR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 84.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 288
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 968
95% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,218
82% 1,218 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 8 5000 (iGPU)
AMD(1002 1636) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 30.5
18% 25.1 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 24.2
Splatting 21.7
19% 20.9 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$93
758GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1683 1688 90 67 727 469 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,203
Write 1,698
Mixed 1,262
SusWrite 787
280% 1,237 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 71.3
249% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 881
652% 850 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 210%
Great: 298%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$44
475GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 205 203 211 211 214 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 137
Write 154
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 202
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
466GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 124 123 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 126
Write 122
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 123
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 36.1
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 33.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 31: 2R 6G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
31% 26% 42 323 254 60 12.6" 1360 768 NCS2275
History: Score 10: 0R 2G 4B | Score 31: 2R 6G 3B
Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 39,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,047
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