MSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50.5% 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 Drive85% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B89
MotherboardMSI B450M MORTAR (MS-7B89)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 07 '21 at 17:38
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$225
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 75
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 654
67% 527 Pts
64-Core 906
61% 906 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.5% Above average
Lighting 63.5
Reflection 68.4
Parallax 60.8
51% 64.2 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 60.1
Splatting 52.5
50% 60.3 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 322 271 271 241 269 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 493
Write 451
Mixed 374
SusWrite 302
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 37.6
119% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 50.1
DQ Mixed 169
136% 201 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
325GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 133 133 118 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 181
Write 170
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 130
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.5% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 26.6
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 90.4
44% 90.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 103%

 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 3,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $740
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HDDRAMUSB
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