MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:17
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-7600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 543
123% 545 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 547
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 285
Parallax 304
97% 302 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 275
Splatting 220
99% 232 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Goodram C40 120GB
34GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 386
Write 57.6
Mixed 139
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 3.94
67% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 2.28
28% 68.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 68%
OCZ AGILITY3 60GB
18GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 195
Write 62.3
Mixed 84.7
25% 114 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 12
77% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 72.6
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 23.9
30% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D30AETA.K16FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.7% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17.6
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,096
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