MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.2% 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-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:03
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.7
79% 99 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 411
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 411
61% 410 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (62 fps cap detected)
23% Poor
Lighting 61.8
Reflection 61.9
Parallax 60
19% 61.2 fps
MRender 61.9
Gravity 61.9
Splatting 61.9
26% 61.9 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 23%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$255
200GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 489
Write 327
Mixed 244
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 10.6
98% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 18.3
70% 156 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$46
163GB 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 (15th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 95.2
75% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.24
94% 1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 88%
WD Elements 2TB
530GB free, PID 1048
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 39.3
Write 28.3
Mixed 30.6
40% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.21
58% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 24.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 15.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 955 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 B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $720
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