MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 08:14
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 7 1700-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
77.4% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 322
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 1,054
MC Float 1,089
MC Mixed 1,088
161% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
30.5% Below average
Lighting 92.7
Reflection 85
Parallax 114
31% 97.2 fps
MRender 57.2
Gravity 73.7
Splatting 88.1
30% 73 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
429GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 510
Write 413
Mixed 421
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 21
124% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 20.6
27% 46.5 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 117%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
905GB free
Firmware: 9300
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 113
Write 58.4
Mixed 82.5
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.17
75% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 67%
UFD USB Flash Drive 16GB
11GB free, PID a832
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 4% Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C DDR4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 27.1
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.4
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 101%
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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 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $744
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