MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32.3% 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 Drive42.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A37
MotherboardMSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 12 '18 at 19:25
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 450
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 977
MC Float 993
MC Mixed 1,006
149% 992 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$150
Device(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Lighting 87.6
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 129
32% 100 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 84.9
Splatting 81
33% 77.6 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green SATA M.2 120GB-$60
2GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 423
Write 31.9
Mixed 101
40% 185 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 3.36
67% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 1.99
34% 83.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 54%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
3GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 106%
WD Elements 2TB
0GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
6.76% Terrible
Read 3.72
Write 7.21
Mixed 27.2
19% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.2
59% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 6.76%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 36.5
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A37) Builds (Compare 1,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $729
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