MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.75% 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 Drive109% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory14 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 03:59
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 516
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 765
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
9.75% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 25.5
8% 27.2 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 37.6
11% 28.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.75%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$154
412GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 409
Mixed 417
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 47
185% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.8
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 114
98% 137 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
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 above expectations (74th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.9%
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 621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,073
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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