MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive35.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 17:27
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 98.9
SC Mixed 104
80% 99.8 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 405
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 832
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 851
127% 846 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 405
Parallax 428
134% 423 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 418
Splatting 262
135% 309 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
23GB free
Firmware: 525ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 156
Write 74.1
Mixed 64.4
22% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 11.5
70% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 91
DQ Mixed 22.9
38% 73.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
771GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 194
Mixed 149
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.25
106% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 112%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 94.9
42% 94.9 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 48%
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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 637 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $730
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