MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:49
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 405
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 625
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 132
Reflection 163
Parallax 197
48% 164 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 133
Splatting 119
54% 129 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$61
79GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 508
Write 151
Mixed 367
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 5.88
94% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 5.73
60% 138 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 75%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$77
955GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-023.A00G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 19.6
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 76%
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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 1,515 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $701
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