MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive111% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 06 '19 at 02:53
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$312
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 134
2-Core 250
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 633
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 252
Reflection 216
Parallax 217
74% 229 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 258
Splatting 173
86% 199 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 274 278 266 288 270 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 481
Mixed 365
SusWrite 301
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 54.4
182% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 135%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$320
2TB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 452 470 478 483 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 479
Mixed 462
SusWrite 468
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 55.3
184% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
327GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 58 60 58 60 60 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 100
Write 99
Mixed 38
SusWrite 59.1
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 101%
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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 1,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $632
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HDDRAMUSB
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