MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 71.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.3% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:28
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
71.8% Very good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 96.4
76% 95.4 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 376
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 380
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 206
Parallax 242
75% 230 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 188
Splatting 161
71% 167 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3 SATA M.2 120GB-$105
26GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 486
Write 260
Mixed 373
82% 373 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 8.9
96% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 24.3
63% 129 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$56
139GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 77.7
Write 69.1
Mixed 79.3
57% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905622-057.A00G 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75%
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 B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 2,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $777
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