MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 73.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
18 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:12
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
73.7% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 379
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 378
58% 390 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 174
Parallax 265
72% 218 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 201
Splatting 128
69% 158 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$91
57GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 473
Write 244
Mixed 256
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 11.4
82% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 26.3
66% 143 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
658GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 170
Write 141
Mixed 142
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.33
122% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.7
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 81%
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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 2,193 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 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $837
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