MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 20 '17 at 21:30
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 1600-$197
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 398
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 835
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 853
127% 847 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 203
Parallax 223
71% 220 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 213
Splatting 141
76% 174 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
578GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 147
Mixed 149
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3600C DDR4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 34.5
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 27.2
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 100%
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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 603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $770
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