MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.3% 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 (27%). 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)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:08
Run Duration272 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 345
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 857
MC Float 861
MC Mixed 871
129% 863 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$271
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 183
Parallax 263
70% 217 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 202
Splatting 136
70% 160 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
326GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 505
Write 413
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 20.5
119% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 20.7
59% 128 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
15GB free, PID 5567, Sandisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
7.52% Terrible
Read 16
Write 8.21
Mixed 9.74
13% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.48
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.8
72% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.52%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 27.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 98
41% 98 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 109%
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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 1,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $774
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HDDRAMUSB
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