MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive319% 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-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '21 at 19:56
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 81.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 266
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 835
84% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,099
74% 1,099 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3767) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 17.9
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 19.2
14% 18.6 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 17.6
15% 17.7 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2301 775 778 772 773 774 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
319% Outstanding
Read 2685
Write 2,505
Mixed 1,856
SusWrite 1,029
452% 2,019 MB/s
4K Read 68.4
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 95.4
323% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,263
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 1,050
792% 1,070 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 319%
Great: 333%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 8GB
6GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.2 3.2 3.7 3.5 3.4 5.6 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6% Terrible
Read 21.6
Write 4.2
Mixed 10.9
SusWrite 4.8
12% 10.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.2
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 34.3
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%

 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 23,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
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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