MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:37
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 447
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 444
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
35.6% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 68.4
Parallax 102
34% 95.7 fps
MRender 78.3
Gravity 100
Splatting 75.9
36% 84.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 165
Write 136
Mixed 115
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.19
41% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.3
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 98%
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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 2,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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