MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive285% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 11:09
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 468
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 986
MC Float 1,000
MC Mixed 999
149% 995 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$279
CLim: 1020 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 147
Parallax 330
85% 241 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 231
Splatting 166
74% 171 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$440
347GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,875
Write 1,500
Mixed 1,435
425% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 51.6
214% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 28.8
96% 211 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 285%
Great: 288%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$233
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3466 MHz clocked @ 1733 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 34.8
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 28.6
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $724
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