MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.93% 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 Drive74.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 06:58
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-7500-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 440
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 445
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A69) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4526
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
8.93% Terrible
Lighting 22.9
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 23.8
7% 25.5 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 19.9
Splatting 36.2
10% 25.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.93%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$82
81GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 491
Write 273
Mixed 273
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 16.3
115% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 42
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 16.3
41% 81.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 88%
WD My Passport 0740 500GB
70GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 49.4
Write 57.3
Mixed 39.3
63% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.14
52% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.9% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $817
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