MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 04:41
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$298
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 78.4
1-Core 159
2-Core 284
97% 174 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 786
81% 636 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,523
Write 396
Mixed 1,561
326% 1,493 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 84.7
292% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 193
302% 587 MB/s
Poor: 152% Great: 289%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
520GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1574 848 851 853 854 854 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 1,554
Write 1747
Mixed 1,409
SusWrite 972
320% 1,421 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 74
258% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,295
DQ Write 1051
DQ Mixed 1,198
890% 1,182 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 253%
Great: 272%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
453GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 113 109 109 109 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 171
Write 80.2
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 110
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 25.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 17.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 110%

 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 18,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,184
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