MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.59% 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 Drive327% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 499
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 510
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A69) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.59% Terrible
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 25.4
8% 26.6 fps
MRender 24.6
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 36.1
11% 27.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.59%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$198
364GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
327% Outstanding
Read 2,953
Write 2,012
Mixed 2,148
526% 2,371 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 53.5
226% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 478
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 178
192% 325 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 327%
Great: 322%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
249GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 438
Mixed 471
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.8
143% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 64.2
77% 125 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD2 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $731
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