MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.73% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:48
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-7600-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 113
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 479
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 482
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A69) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4565
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
7.73% Terrible
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 27.1
Parallax 20.7
7% 23.1 fps
MRender 10.9
Gravity 19.4
Splatting 34.6
9% 21.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.73%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
333GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 174
Mixed 158
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.29
122% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
36.1% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 7.2
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 42%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $393
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $842SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback