MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics11.8% 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 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.
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-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 23:11
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 426
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 882
MC Float 916
MC Mixed 906
135% 901 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 949 MHz, MLim: 752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Lighting 33.4
Reflection 34.5
Parallax 29.5
10% 32.5 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 35.6
Splatting 29.6
13% 31 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 750GB-$67
624GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 91 95 96 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 93.7
60% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 57%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
10GB free, PID 1665
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 3.5 6.6 6.4 7.6 7.7 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Read 24.3
Write 7
Mixed 6
SusWrite 5.9
12% 10.8 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
34% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 31.1
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.6
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 3,821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $625
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