MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics82.1% 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 Drive87% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170418
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:42
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 Pentium G4560-$80
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
49.6% Average
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 93.9
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 212
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 225
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 263
37% 250 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gainward(10B0 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1568 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Lighting 259
Reflection 240
Parallax 252
79% 250 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 236
Splatting 170
84% 195 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
8GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 496
Write 346
Mixed 341
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 19.2
121% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 51.1
91% 181 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87%
Great: 93%
Innostor Ext. HDD 1TB
607GB free, PID 0621
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 91.1
Write 34.4
Mixed 60.8
71% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 52%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB-$22
25GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 136
Write 34.5
Mixed 40.1
70% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.01
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.47
57% 2.05 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65%
Great: 82%
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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 1,773 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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $703
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