MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics58.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '19 at 19:31
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 88.9
1-Core 104
2-Core 206
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 395
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Lighting 228
Reflection 205
Parallax 220
60% 217 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 216
Splatting 167
59% 178 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$59
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 124 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 754
Write 121
Mixed 194
SusWrite 124
64% 298 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 37.2
165% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 173
158% 251 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 100%
Great: 178%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC95
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 109 109 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 108
Write 99
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 108
68% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 26
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.7
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 81%
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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 1,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $764
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