MSI B450M MORTAR MAX (MS-7B89)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B89
MotherboardMSI B450M MORTAR MAX (MS-7B89)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '22 at 17:58
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$189
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 69.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
81% 146 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 754
77% 605 Pts
64-Core 1,022
69% 1,022 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5870
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Lighting 27.8
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 25.2
22% 24.6 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 21.7
Splatting 11.3
16% 15.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$200
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 151 145 145 147 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 435
Mixed 364
SusWrite 159
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 52.3
186% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 346
266% 362 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
216GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 304 300 300 301 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 463
Mixed 392
SusWrite 318
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.5
204% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 369
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
93GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 9.5 6.2 6 6 6.1 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
23.2% Poor
Read 73.3
Write 11
Mixed 20.4
SusWrite 7.4
21% 28 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
50% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 186 184 187 188 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 222
Write 168
Mixed 108
SusWrite 186
126% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
256% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 117%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65.6% Good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.3
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 23.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 27: 3R 2G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
27% 38% 29 25 5 60 33.1" 2560 1440 AOC3279 Q3279WG5B
History: Score 26: 2R 3G 7B | Score 27: 3R 2G 6B
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M MORTAR MAX (MS-7B89)

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