MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics11.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 03:39
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 449
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 951
MC Float 905
MC Mixed 961
141% 939 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 745 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
11.4% Very poor
Lighting 30.5
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 28.8
9% 30.9 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 34.8
Splatting 29.3
13% 30.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 11.4%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 750GB-$83
492GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 80 80 83 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 98
Write 92.1
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 78.7
54% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 34.3
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 28.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 4,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $588
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