MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics29% 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 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180427
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 16:47
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 454
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 920
MC Float 949
MC Mixed 948
141% 939 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E249) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29% Poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 166
19% 81.4 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 111
Splatting 84.1
37% 85 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$29
105GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 90
Write 87.7
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 60.2
55% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 105 87 105 114 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 98
74% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 70%
Kingston DataTraveler G3 4GB
4GB free, PID 1643
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 5.1 5.1 4.7 3.9 4.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
6.1% Terrible
Read 21.8
Write 4.8
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 4.6
9% 8.92 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
30% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 6.1%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSCK.8FBD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 48%
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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 3,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $690
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