MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170726
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:45
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 448
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 954
MC Float 967
MC Mixed 968
144% 963 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 182
Parallax 196
65% 198 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 200
Splatting 154
72% 169 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,787
Write 1,167
Mixed 1,304
383% 1,752 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 39.2
204% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 131
139% 230 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 256%
Great: 237%
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$58
174GB free
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 515
Write 339
Mixed 354
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 27.5
112% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 60.2
86% 160 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$237
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 35.9
114% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 30.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 121%
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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 1,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $747
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