MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive301% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 23:07
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 448
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 472
70% 472 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 194
Parallax 205
64% 202 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 194
Splatting 163
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 930 666 666 666 660 648 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 2,512
Write 2,276
Mixed 1,370
SusWrite 706
382% 1,716 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 88
300% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1567
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,421
1,075% 1,446 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 301%
Great: 318%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
263GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 427 430 429 430 430 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 428
Mixed 324
SusWrite 428
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 46.7
170% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 209
176% 256 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
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 (63rd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 24.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.7%
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 529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $778
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