MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive134% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '21 at 04:06
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 132
2-Core 251
93% 160 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 698
73% 574 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
115% Outstanding
Lighting 146
Reflection 150
Parallax 150
118% 148 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 131
Splatting 116
112% 144 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 115%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 464 482 488 489 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 492
Mixed 402
SusWrite 462
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 65.9
223% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 140 142 139 140 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 123
Mixed 90
SusWrite 139
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 86%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 152 152 152 151 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 145
Write 127
Mixed 77.1
SusWrite 151
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3400 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 35.6
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 34.2
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 132%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 24" 1280 720 ACI24A4 VG248
Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $672
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