MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.39% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 色彩
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170418
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:59
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i3-6300-$132
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68% Good
SC Int 116
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 315
71% 315 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 319
MC Mixed 294
44% 298 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 530
MSI(1462 230C) 2GB
CLim: 699 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
4.39% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 13.4
Parallax 11.6
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 13
Splatting 7.1
5% 11 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.39%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
204GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 184
Mixed 160
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.31
130% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905598-009.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.8
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 14.2
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,052
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