MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 82.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.2% 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 Drive99.8% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B54
MotherboardMSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 23:18
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-8400-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 397
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 659
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$129
Gigabyte(1458 22FF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1224 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Lighting 87.5
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 114
30% 93.7 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 84.5
Splatting 78.9
32% 75.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$55
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 208 206 207 209 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 290
Mixed 234
SusWrite 213
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 37.9
174% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 221
202% 310 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 22.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.1%
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 Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54) Builds (Compare 984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $710
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