MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.4% 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 Drive98.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171204
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '21 at 19:14
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Memory 81.3
1-Core 105
2-Core 204
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 380
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.4% Above average
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 69
56% 71.6 fps
MRender 65.9
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 70.4
57% 69.1 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 186 174 162 116 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 430
Mixed 335
SusWrite 160
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 49.6
176% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 247
204% 294 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 102%
Tcsunbow X3 1TB
511GB free
Firmware: Q1211A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 454 398 292 412 427 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 424
Mixed 352
SusWrite 406
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.7
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 125
152% 267 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
395GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 178 179 178 180 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 138
Mixed 89
SusWrite 179
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
USB 3.0 500GB
219GB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 6.8 7.5 4.8 3.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 61.3
Write 7.7
Mixed 8.2
SusWrite 6
15% 20.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
158% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 029E CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 22.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $896
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