MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B54
MotherboardMSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171228
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 13:00
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-8350K-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
76.3% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 245
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 478
65% 479 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
Zotac(19DA 4527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 237
Parallax 270
88% 267 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 259
Splatting 180
94% 219 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
5GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,320
Write 8,177
Mixed 8,454
1,930% 8,651 MB/s
4K Read 727
4K Write 427
4K Mixed 351
1,777% 502 MB/s
DQ Read 2,188
DQ Write 1,837
DQ Mixed 2012
1,507% 2,012 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 75 88 91 93 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 87.3
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 24.1
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.8
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 89%
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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 Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54) Builds (Compare 2,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $785
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