MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
9 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:46
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User LKA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 way above expectations (91st percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 442
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 434
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
46% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 190
50% 139 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 141
Splatting 91.1
43% 98.8 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSNF128GMCS 128GB
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FSXAN104 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 457
Write 92.8
Mixed 220
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 16.8
74% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 55.1
DQ Mixed 20.1
21% 33.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
11GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 113
Write 124
Mixed 107
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 24.3
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 93%
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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 3,179 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: $544
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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