MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive247% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:14
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 502
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 506
75% 503 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
EVGA(3842 3973) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
63.2% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 171
Parallax 188
60% 185 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 184
Splatting 120
66% 152 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
269GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 441
Mixed 472
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 37.9
145% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 72.4
110% 205 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,845
Write 1,190
Mixed 1,305
389% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 24.5
196% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 57.8
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 26.5
44% 80.6 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 247%
Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD2 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.8
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $715
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