MSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.7% 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 Drive228% 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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B89
MotherboardMSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 18:48
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 82.1
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 840
86% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,076
72% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6188) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
41.7% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
38% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
42% 143 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 331 331 330 331 319 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,998
Write 1,425
Mixed 684
SusWrite 382
248% 1,122 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 60.6
246% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 1,082
DQ Mixed 703
646% 991 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 228%
Great: 232%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
11GB free
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 133 133 131 94 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 490
Write 132
Mixed 133
SusWrite 126
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 21.2
125% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 50.2
85% 172 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
311GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 576 575 574 574 573 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 918
Write 578
Mixed 454
SusWrite 574
141% 631 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 46.6
197% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,048
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 604
507% 748 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 168%
Great: 172%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
238GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 66 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 67
Write 65.3
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 65.1
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
975GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 142 140 141 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 144
Write 99.7
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 141
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82%
Great: 115%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$77
828GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 62 62 62 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 57.3
Write 47.5
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 62.3
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 63%
hp v125w 8GB
7GB free, PID 3307
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 4.3 6.1 6.3 6.6 6.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
6.66% Terrible
Read 22.7
Write 6.5
Mixed 5.3
SusWrite 5.5
11% 10 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
36% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.66%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 32.8
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 32.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89) Builds (Compare 2,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $544
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