MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:57
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i7-6700K-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 485
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 706
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 390
Parallax 414
136% 419 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 413
Splatting 252
132% 303 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$138
24GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 413
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 38.1
169% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 59.6
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 99.5
90% 131 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
944GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 360
Write 220
Mixed 197
193% 259 MB/s
4K Read 1.62
4K Write 3.81
4K Mixed 0.29
170% 1.91 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 166%
Great: 245%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3400 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 35
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 48.7
SC Mixed 33.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 144%
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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 967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,063
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