MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive92.8% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:50
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6600K-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 560
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 558
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 118
Parallax 130
42% 130 fps
MRender 82.8
Gravity 125
Splatting 83.5
42% 97 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 338
Mixed 339
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 23.8
135% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 68.9
115% 226 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
470GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 143
Write 156
Mixed 139
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.28
89% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $839
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