MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 72.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.6% 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 Drive77.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:06
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
72.7% Very good
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.5
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 379
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 389
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 170
Parallax 210
52% 174 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 142
Splatting 125
57% 134 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
55GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 505
Write 327
Mixed 341
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 10
93% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 42.9
91% 187 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
131GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 93
69% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.8% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.2
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.7
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 48%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $660
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