MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7979
MotherboardMSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:51
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$196
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
76.5% Very good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 405
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 400
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 173
Parallax 258
68% 210 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
67% 154 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
167GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 166
Write 147
Mixed 142
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.25
82% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.5% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 10.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M Night Elf (MS-7979) Builds (Compare 515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $637
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