MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.5% 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 Drive109% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '18 at 01:17
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Memory 75.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 203
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 676
68% 536 Pts
64-Core 822
55% 822 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.5% Above average
Lighting 71.7
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 96.8
58% 78.4 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 68.4
Splatting 56.6
55% 63.4 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$130
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 1,356
Write 341
Mixed 315
144% 671 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 16.7
93% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 42.8
64% 122 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 142%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 189
Mixed 172
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.28
127% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 500GB
457GB free
Firmware: 0302
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 31.5
Write 20.8
Mixed 24.3
19% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 45.4
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 36.6
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 27.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 88.9
45% 88.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $568
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