MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 75.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive107% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:49
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User MUS-User
Background CPU6%

 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-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
75.8% Very good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 397
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 404
60% 403 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 400
Mixed 410
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 43.7
167% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 109
124% 211 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 87%
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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 2,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $729
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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