MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive88.2% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime22.1 Days
Run DateJun 01 '18 at 22:53
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 499
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 498
75% 501 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 293
Parallax 310
96% 306 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 292
Splatting 231
104% 243 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
136GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.3
190% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 51.5
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 27.6
60% 117 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 123%
Crucial M500 240GB-$148
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 501
Write 266
Mixed 346
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 27.2
132% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 50.9
101% 205 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 89%
WD WD5000AACS-00G8B 1TB
292GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
82.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 127
Mixed 125
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.36
134% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2666C15-4GVR Kingston KHX2800C14D4/4GX 0420 F4-2666C15-4GVR 12GB
2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23.9
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 74%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 871 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $917
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HDDRAMUSB
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