MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics27.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 338
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 726
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7790
Asus(1043 0452) 1GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
27.5% Poor
Lighting 74.9
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 102
26% 85.3 fps
MRender 58.8
Gravity 70.9
Splatting 75.1
28% 68.3 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 103 104 118 100 113 MB/s
Performing below potential (90th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
72.6% Very good
Read 244
Write 130
Mixed 195
SusWrite 105
38% 168 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47
165% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 117
88% 116 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 77%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$90
669GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 116 108 113 110 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 116
Write 112
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 111
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
67.6% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.6
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 17.6
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $604
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