MSI MAG Z390M MORTAR (MS-7C00)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 96.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.6% 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 Drive99.9% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C00
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390M MORTAR (MS-7C00)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20201013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '22 at 14:54
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 693
80% 611 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.6% Above average
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 93.3
Parallax 63.8
53% 74.3 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 67.2
Splatting 60.1
54% 64.5 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$98
481GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 414 406 421 415 389 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 411
Mixed 372
SusWrite 405
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 38.3
136% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 312
234% 311 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 130%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
268GB free
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1556 1708 1734 1761 1066 581 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
319% Outstanding
Read 2,515
Write 1,938
Mixed 179
SusWrite 1,401
334% 1,508 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 84.8
293% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 733
DQ Write 1,154
DQ Mixed 475
492% 788 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 319%
Great: 317%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
113GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 455 453 454 459 456 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 460
Mixed 439
SusWrite 454
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 52.4
180% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 289
235% 334 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
175GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 36 35 34 41 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 49.2
Write 48.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 37.3
30% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 32
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z390M MORTAR (MS-7C00) Builds (Compare 1,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390M MORTAR (MS-7C00)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $931
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