MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.7% 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 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.
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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:12
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 401
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 822
MC Float 857
MC Mixed 850
126% 843 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$480
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1552 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Lighting 234
Reflection 207
Parallax 379
89% 273 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 250
Splatting 267
96% 229 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 119%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 160
Mixed 151
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBR2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 28.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 25.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 86%
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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 1,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $734
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