MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive235% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 13:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 187
84% 137 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 634
65% 514 Pts
64-Core 603
40% 603 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 672 466 455 582 481 456 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,094
Write 1,615
Mixed 1,033
SusWrite 519
292% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 64.6
241% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,149
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 980
748% 1,016 MB/s
Poor: 241%
This bench: 235%
Great: 414%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
922GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 43 43 33 43 44 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 30.4
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 31
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 134%

 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 779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,087
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HDDRAMUSB
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