MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:28
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 1600-$197
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 104
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 333
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 849
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 864
129% 859 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$331
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB; 100411NT+4GL, Sapphire RX580 Nitro+ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 182
Parallax 274
73% 223 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 202
Splatting 135
70% 160 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
327GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 504
Write 411
Mixed 418
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 21.9
118% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 20.4
26% 45.7 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 27.2
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 107%
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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 383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $741
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