MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:00
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 152
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 586
QC Float 622
QC Mixed 598
136% 602 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 603
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Asus(1043 85B6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 184
Parallax 202
61% 194 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 193
Splatting 152
69% 162 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 512GB-$254
233GB free
Firmware: 070H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
56% Above average
Read 506
Write 252
Mixed 336
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 10.6
57% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 76.6
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 11.5
27% 56.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56%
Great: 72%
WD WD6400AACS-00G8B1 640GB
418GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 80.2
Write 76.7
Mixed 78.1
59% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.31
103% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3390 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 31.9
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 31.5
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 46.2
87% 46.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 111%
Great: 103%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $170SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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