MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:56
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 411
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 411
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 208
Parallax 222
73% 225 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 217
Splatting 168
76% 178 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
421GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 137
Write 124
Mixed 114
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.31
108% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 25.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 25.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 81%
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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 1,671 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: $680
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