MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.5% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:01
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 84.3
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 91.4
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 363
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 374
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 203
Parallax 220
72% 221 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 216
Splatting 164
76% 178 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
913GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 141
Write 174
Mixed 154
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.33
128% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 106%
ADATA CH11 500GB
96GB free, PID a11a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 70
Write 66.1
Mixed 59.3
83% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.16
47% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$64
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 44%
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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 2,526 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: $777
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