MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 15:56
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-6600K-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 434
89% 395 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 429
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 119
37% 106 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.5
40% 93.4 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$94
130GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 475
Write 247
Mixed 255
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 44
4K Mixed 10
79% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 48.8
DQ Mixed 9.19
15% 29 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 70%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 140
Write 142
Mixed 125
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.17
77% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 87%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
300GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 82.3
Write 84
Mixed 68.3
100% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.24
66% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 47%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
13GB free, PID 0302
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
4.15% Terrible
Read 19.2
Write 5.45
Mixed 6.4
11% 10.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.002
3% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.15%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 24.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 20.5
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $680
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