MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics57.1% 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 Drive43.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (87%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200903
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 19 '21 at 19:57
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 87%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$279
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
40.9% Average
Memory 34.7
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 166
54% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 392
41% 322 Pts
64-Core 878
59% 878 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Lighting 68.2
Reflection 65.5
Parallax 90.2
55% 74.6 fps
MRender 66.5
Gravity 75.3
Splatting 48.2
60% 63.3 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 175 182 176 184 193 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 311
Write 333
Mixed 156
SusWrite 191
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 26.7
4K Mixed 4.8
26% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 150
143% 224 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 121%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
865GB free
Firmware: CC56
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 199 202 202 201 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 163
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 200
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 25.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 15.1
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 229
18% 229 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 65: 9R 5G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
65% 40% 48 223 121 144 31.5" 2560 1440 ACR067E ED323QUR A
History: Score 32: 2R 5G 7B | Score 65: 9R 5G 5B
Typical MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) Builds (Compare 23,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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