MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics42.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 30 '19 at 20:45
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
61.6% Good
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 188
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 615
59% 475 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
42.6% Average
Lighting 174
Reflection 141
Parallax 219
46% 178 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 154
Splatting 161
43% 143 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 37 29 35 29 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 429
Write 75
Mixed 30
SusWrite 36.5
30% 143 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 6.1
45% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 31.7
58% 114 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$15
37GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 64 58 63 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 78
Write 71.7
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 63.5
49% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 59%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 124GB
75GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 13 14 14 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Read 10
Write 17.7
Mixed 2
SusWrite 12.8
15% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.7
49% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 36%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 127GB
2GB free, PID 00d9
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 258
Write 191
Mixed 174
252% 207 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.3
83% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD44G266681 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 27.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

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