MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:43
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 387
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 400
58% 390 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 198
Parallax 214
67% 215 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 162
77% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 240GB
117GB free
Firmware: SAFM22.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 503
Write 437
Mixed 475
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 12.4
94% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 10.8
84% 193 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 1,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $760
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