MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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.
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 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170324
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:31
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$130
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 97.8
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 325
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 825
MC Float 859
MC Mixed 859
127% 848 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$179
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 180
Parallax 310
78% 236 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 207
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$39
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 464
Write 189
Mixed 216
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 7.39
59% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 7.72
38% 87.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 80%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$54
579GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 161
Write 138
Mixed 128
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.28
110% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D2 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1200 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 25.3
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 22.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 2,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $594
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