MSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, 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 Drive220% 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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B89
MotherboardMSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 19:45
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 32%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 below expectations (38th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 73.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 268
86% 157 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 838
83% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,052
71% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.8%
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: 648 330 330 330 331 322 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,978
Write 1,487
Mixed 703
SusWrite 382
252% 1,138 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 58.9
233% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 1,057
DQ Mixed 760
652% 955 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 220%
Great: 232%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
11GB free
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 125 116 121 115 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 413
Write 126
Mixed 124
SusWrite 119
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 20.4
122% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 50.6
78% 153 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
311GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 574 576 571 572 573 570 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 977
Write 579
Mixed 454
SusWrite 572
144% 646 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 46.8
202% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 608
510% 750 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 171%
Great: 172%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
238GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 67 66 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 69.5
Write 64.5
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 66.7
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
975GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 149 151 150 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 143
Write 122
Mixed 82
SusWrite 150
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$77
828GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 74 74 74 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
40% Average
Read 65.5
Write 65.5
Mixed 47.2
SusWrite 74.1
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.8% Good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.9
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 23.8
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.8%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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