MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 67.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.1% 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.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:17
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
67.3% Good
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 85.6
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 355
80% 356 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 412
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.1
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
64% Good
Lighting 181
Reflection 171
Parallax 252
64% 202 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 178
Splatting 125
64% 148 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$149
138GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 479
Write 335
Mixed 336
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 25.4
101% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 46.6
93% 191 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBR2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 24.4
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $680
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