MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 17:02
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
29.2% Poor
SC Int 36.4
SC Float 37.9
SC Mixed 38.3
30% 37.5 Pts
QC Int 130
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 134
31% 135 Pts
MC Int 343
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 347
52% 346 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 182
Parallax 226
60% 196 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 197
Splatting 139
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$68
18GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 505
Write 331
Mixed 345
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 9.38
68% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 69.4
DQ Mixed 8.2
27% 59.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 81%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
672GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 134
Write 167
Mixed 155
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.21
104% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 2.5" 160GB (2009)-$40
149GB free
Firmware: 13.01A13 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 65.3
Write 65.6
Mixed 63.5
49% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 32.8
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 18.6
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 136
29% 136 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 104%
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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 899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $752
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