MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics22.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive20.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 21:36
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4560-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
37.8% Below average
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 147
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 256
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$150
Gigabyte(1458 22FF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1224 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 82.9
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 112
23% 90.9 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 80
Splatting 77
23% 73.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$91
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFZ10.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 74 21 73 3.4 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 427
Write 248
Mixed 104
SusWrite 54.7
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.2
2% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 88%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
112GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 69 69 69 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
42% Average
Read 77.5
Write 74.5
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 68.5
48% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42%
Great: 51%
WD Elements 25A2 1.5TB
216GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 67
Write 68.3
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 69.9
78% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $487
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