MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive84.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 07:08
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 573
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 584
134% 592 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 585
88% 592 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 315
Parallax 322
100% 320 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 297
Splatting 240
106% 249 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$90
165GB free
Firmware: X41000WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 501
Write 254
Mixed 227
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 19.8
130% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 46
92% 190 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 82%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
698GB free
Firmware: JE4OA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Read 30.4
Write 12.9
Mixed 30
19% 24.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.15
49% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.3
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 29.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,090
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Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
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