MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% 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 Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 16:28
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 236
88% 184 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 671
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 360D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 412
Parallax 475
119% 447 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 469
Splatting 254
121% 316 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 121%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 80 94 90 92 89 MB/s
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
58.5% Above average
Read 258
Write 125
Mixed 181
SusWrite 89.2
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 31.5
124% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 93.2
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 100
78% 106 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 76%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
198GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 842 824 410 107 56 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,179
Write 845
Mixed 783
SusWrite 391
178% 800 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 65.7
233% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 223
278% 473 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 170%
Great: 210%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$72
193GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 102 104 104 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 103
70% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$40
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 12.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 13
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 1,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $948
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