MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.4% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:31
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 413
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 417
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$179
MaxC: 1230 MHz, MaxM: 1650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Lighting 157
Reflection 163
Parallax 212
54% 177 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 152
Splatting 118
65% 133 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$106
170GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 391
Mixed 406
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 25.3
144% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 43.5
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 25.5
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 117%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 160GB-$34
128GB free
Firmware: GMBOA52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 71.4
Write 71.4
Mixed 70.3
54% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.41
102% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 41%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 23
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.3%
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 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $674
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