MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.32% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive98.3% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:04
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 394
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 734
105% 703 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A69) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
9.32% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 23.8
7% 25.7 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 36.1
11% 26.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.32%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
408GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 402
Mixed 389
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 33.5
137% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 96.4
121% 216 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D4-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,095
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