MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.8% 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 Drive83.2% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '17 at 13:06
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 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
Intel Core i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 449
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 445
68% 450 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 80.9
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.3
40% 92.8 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41320RL
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 501
Write 347
Mixed 286
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 17
104% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 22.7
81% 183 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.8% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI H270M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $779
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