MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.24% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 18:03
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 434
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 415
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A69) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
9.24% Terrible
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 28.8
Parallax 25
7% 25.8 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 20.7
Splatting 35.7
11% 26.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.24%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 404
Mixed 404
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 44.6
173% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 117
140% 247 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
ST315003 41AS 1.5TB
965GB free, PID 2336
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 38.4
Write 39.8
Mixed 12.7
37% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.42
71% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 23.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 19.5
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 3,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $545
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HDDRAMUSB
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