MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.3% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '21 at 05:17
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 79.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 250
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 795
81% 640 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.3% Above average
Lighting 63.7
Reflection 69.7
Parallax 61.4
52% 64.9 fps
MRender 67.6
Gravity 62.7
Splatting 55.1
51% 61.8 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$261
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 300 299 295 294 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 470
Mixed 329
SusWrite 298
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 47.5
167% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 245
210% 311 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
384GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 75.9
Write 21
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 81.8
43% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G30C15U4B.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 31.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 30.9
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 80.9
50% 80.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 23,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,199
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