MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:58
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-6600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 452
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 451
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 173
Parallax 263
71% 215 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 200
Splatting 128
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$77
82GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 490
Write 202
Mixed 237
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 18.8
98% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.9
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 12.7
36% 74.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 181
Mixed 155
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.32
112% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$28
205GB free
Firmware: 3.CHL Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 66.8
Write 58.5
Mixed 68
49% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 86%
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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 2,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $808
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