MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 way below expectations (11th percentile)
72.9% Very good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 106
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 366
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 398
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2150 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 163
Parallax 223
57% 182 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 162
Splatting 122
60% 139 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
107GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 476
Write 331
Mixed 335
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 23.6
107% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 14.2
44% 88.1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 87%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
326GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 137
Write 155
Mixed 135
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.61
202% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.8
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.8%
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 B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 1,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $605
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