MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:27
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 98
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 370
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 327
54% 357 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 113
34% 100 fps
MRender 77.1
Gravity 112
Splatting 76.7
38% 88.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 53.5
Write 88.3
Mixed 93.1
60% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.02
8% 0.08 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.2
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.6
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 42%
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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 2,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $579
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