MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 67.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:32
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 26%

 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
67.6% Good
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 96.2
SC Mixed 93.1
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 350
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 362
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
MSI(1462 8C94) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 197
Parallax 207
65% 206 fps
MRender 97.7
Gravity 206
Splatting 155
66% 153 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
815GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 170
Mixed 142
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.22
109% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-062.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
38% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11.4
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 10.5
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 44%
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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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