MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C81
MotherboardMSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201104
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 05 '21 at 18:47
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 89.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 243
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 595
65% 502 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.8% Good
Lighting 87.6
Reflection 85.5
Parallax 76.4
71% 83.2 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 79.9
Splatting 70.6
69% 88 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$35
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 40 132 51 121 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 476
Write 427
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 127
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.4
23% 6.53 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 96%
Crucial BX500 240GB-$35
220GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 298 108 103 102 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
66% Good
Read 481
Write 428
Mixed 411
SusWrite 190
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 20.2
70% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 48.9
108% 220 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66%
Great: 96%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
777GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 142 142 167 153 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 151
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 154
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22.6
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 19.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81) Builds (Compare 1,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MAG B460 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C81)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $570
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