MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:25
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-6600-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.5
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 441
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 446
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 304
Parallax 322
104% 323 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 308
Splatting 237
108% 250 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$96
107GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 516
Write 241
Mixed 395
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 12.5
113% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 12.3
89% 205 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$56
140GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 151
Write 154
Mixed 141
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.23
79% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 25.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 78%
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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 2,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $774
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