MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive253% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170428
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 02:39
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 402
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 819
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 842
125% 837 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
EVGA(3842 3979) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Lighting 132
Reflection 175
Parallax 167
45% 158 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 143
Splatting 129
55% 129 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 946 673 675 669 667 658 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,495
Write 2244
Mixed 1,622
SusWrite 714
395% 1,769 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 75
243% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 599
DQ Mixed 811
588% 768 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 253%
Great: 326%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
204GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 249 115 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 398
Write 413
Mixed 353
SusWrite 186
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 18.1
99% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 29
82% 171 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 27
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 95.6
42% 95.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 105%
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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 B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 2,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $537
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