MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive260% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 18:56
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.2% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 745
74% 590 Pts
64-Core 959
64% 959 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 285
Parallax 744
111% 484 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 405
Splatting 347
107% 327 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$190
479GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1517 1414 1416 1242 1067 1014 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 1,932
Write 2,259
Mixed 1808
SusWrite 1,278
410% 1,819 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.8
225% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 915
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 844
610% 795 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 260%
Great: 307%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$144
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 34.4
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 3,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $529
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