MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B54
MotherboardMSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171228
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 04:29
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 267
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 779
83% 646 Pts
64-Core 918
62% 918 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 5390) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 476
Parallax 601
138% 534 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 487
Splatting 262
127% 332 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 127%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 133%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
77% Very good
Read 132
Write 136
Mixed 119
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.26
99% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.4% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 19
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54) Builds (Compare 2,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $527
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