MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.18% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive62% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 17:05
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
61.1% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 277
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 390
56% 373 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
9.18% Terrible
Lighting 23.8
Reflection 24.1
Parallax 24.8
8% 24.2 fps
MRender 24.9
Gravity 24.9
Splatting 24.9
10% 24.9 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 9.18%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$52
61GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
62% Good
Read 479
Write 176
Mixed 220
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 9.87
82% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 21.5
63% 140 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
543GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 101
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 106%
Seagate ST1000VX005-2EZ102 1TB
190GB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 137
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.13
75% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/8G KHX2400C15/8G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $507
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