MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170428
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing way below expectations (8th 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 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
52.1% Above average
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 64.5
52% 64.6 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 253
53% 236 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 549
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$63
45GB free
Firmware: 0C3K87RA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 455
Write 191
Mixed 220
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 7.65
60% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 68.8
DQ Mixed 26.1
26% 39.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
213GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 74% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
36.9% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 11.9
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.9%
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 791 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: $715
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