MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 73.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive45.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
10 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161213
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:58
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 way above expectations (88th percentile)
73.6% Very good
SC Int 92.9
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.2
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 386
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 386
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7750
Gigabyte(1458 2551) 1GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Lighting 30.7
Reflection 38.7
Parallax 43.7
11% 37.7 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 27.2
Splatting 39.6
13% 31.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$308
79GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 418
Write 122
Mixed 215
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 5.87
76% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 2.27
DQ Mixed 29.8
18% 19.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
67GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Read 62.6
Write 54.5
Mixed 55.2
43% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.29
90% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.1% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 23.9
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 88%
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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 (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 1,538 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 B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $681
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