MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive178% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 06:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6100-$118
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
50.5% Above average
1-Core 108
2-Core 194
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 308
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 51%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apple SM0128G PCIe 121GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXZ33A0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 594 564 591 583 592 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1,657
Write 678
Mixed 668
SusWrite 584
198% 897 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49
184% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 404
307% 424 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 178%
Great: 180%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FARG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 4,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $556
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