MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:17
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 1600X-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 88.5
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 356
86% 376 Pts
MC Int 881
MC Float 921
MC Mixed 916
136% 906 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 150
Parallax 252
66% 199 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 156
Splatting 171
62% 149 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD2500AVCS-6 250GB
148GB free
Firmware: 01.11A02 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 91.3
Write 87.1
Mixed 81.9
65% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.29
64% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 111
Write 87.9
Mixed 107
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3250312AS 250GB-$20
62GB free
Firmware: JC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 104
Write 93.1
Mixed 89.9
72% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.37
80% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 14
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48%
Great: 52%
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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 (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 3,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $736
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