MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:52
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 136
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 435
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 722
106% 711 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 545
Parallax 578
172% 555 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 529
Splatting 281
161% 363 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba A100 240GB
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 74 90 61 97 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 497
Write 91.5
Mixed 148
SusWrite 81.6
44% 205 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 28.4
125% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 113
105% 168 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 88%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$58
92GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 343 352 357 359 358 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 496
Write 352
Mixed 242
SusWrite 352
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 15.9
129% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 88
114% 202 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 85%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$57
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 108 113 114 115 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 112
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 23.2
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 1,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,020
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