MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive290% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C91
MotherboardMSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 22:19
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 68.8
1-Core 134
2-Core 240
83% 148 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 777
76% 609 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.9% Good
Lighting 275
Reflection 215
Parallax 250
72% 247 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 231
Splatting 172
69% 216 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$84
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1970 605 609 611 608 613 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
290% Outstanding
Read 2,501
Write 2,292
Mixed 1,605
SusWrite 836
404% 1,808 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 86.3
276% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 1,176
885% 1,185 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 290%
Great: 320%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.2% Good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 23.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 106%

 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 794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $843
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback