MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive63.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:34
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-6700-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 340
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 549
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
Nvidia(10DE 1099) 2GB
CLim: 1058 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 24
Parallax 36.5
10% 30.2 fps
MRender 28.3
Gravity 36
Splatting 29.6
13% 31.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron C400 RealSSD 128GB
28GB free
Firmware: 0809 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 436
Write 187
Mixed 267
65% 297 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 8.04
88% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 13.7
66% 153 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 63%
Toshiba MK1002TSKB 1TB-$125
931GB free
Firmware: MT2A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 149
Write 143
Mixed 154
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.39
110% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
254GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 91.1
Write 94.8
Mixed 90.7
70% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.38
111% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 59%
WD WD1600HLFS-60G6U2 160GB
27GB free
Firmware: 01.06D01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 96.4
Mixed 2.33
47% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.17
41% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
34% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.5
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34%
Great: 43%
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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 1,653 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $705
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