MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:13
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i5-7600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 521
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 521
78% 524 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
62% 190 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 195
Splatting 155
71% 167 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
417GB free
Firmware: M0CR050 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 87%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
29GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 16.3
Write 38.8
Mixed 17.8
34% 24.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.03
4K Write 8.36
4K Mixed 4.32
461% 6.9 MB/s
DQ Read 5.07
DQ Write 9.27
DQ Mixed 3.99
470% 6.11 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,063
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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