MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics113% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190625
Uptime13.5 Days
Run DateJun 26 '20 at 00:06
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
62.1% Good
Memory 66.3
1-Core 17.4
2-Core 197
49% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 471
50% 392 Pts
64-Core 511
34% 511 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
MSI(1462 3722) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
113% Outstanding
Lighting 108
Reflection 151
Parallax 384
28% 214 fps
MRender 350
Gravity 415
Splatting 245
118% 337 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 274 235 219 198 179 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 409
Write 415
Mixed 326
SusWrite 241
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 26.7
88% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 142
108% 145 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 116%
PNY CS900 960GB-$88
48GB free
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 139 43 39 89 19 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.6% Average
Read 276
Write 105
Mixed 116
SusWrite 116
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 23.1
76% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 159
118% 155 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
819GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 178 177 177 177 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 150
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 176
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.7% Good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 29.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.3
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $570
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