MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 69.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 23:10
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
69.7% Good
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 90.6
73% 90.8 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 370
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 362
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 378
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 168
Parallax 258
68% 209 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 190
Splatting 125
66% 151 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
64GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
60% Good
Read 476
Write 242
Mixed 259
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 12.6
84% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 53.2
DQ Mixed 12.6
18% 31.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
640GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 155
Mixed 145
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.28
90% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.8
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.6%
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 B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 1,849 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 B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $684
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