MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:28
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$333
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 114
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 453
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 623
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$228
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 181
Parallax 193
63% 195 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 199
Splatting 155
72% 168 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$146
430GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 405
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 46.6
170% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 125
134% 227 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-15-15 D4-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
67.5% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 19.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 80%
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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 3,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $863
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