MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 17 '19 at 03:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-7600-$239
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 483
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 477
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$208
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 213
Parallax 228
74% 229 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 222
Splatting 176
79% 184 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 261 255 278 281 280 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 476
Mixed 361
SusWrite 278
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 60.8
204% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 334
249% 331 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$23
386GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 173 171 176 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 163
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 170
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$99
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.9% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 24.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $549
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