MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 20:24
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$191
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 93.1
1-Core 165
2-Core 330
106% 196 Pts
4-Core 640
8-Core 983
100% 811 Pts
64-Core 1,152
71% 1,152 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$45
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,543
Write 1,324
Mixed 332
234% 1,066 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 53.1
190% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,041
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 577
564% 893 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 236%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$39
20GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 86 86 100 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 281
Write 122
Mixed 167
SusWrite 95.8
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 35.2
134% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 94
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 94.1
75% 104 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KF3600C17D4/8GX 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 37.3
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 32.3
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 38.5
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 16: 3R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
16% 11% 35 192 30 75 0" 1280 720
Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 11,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,084
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