MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151218
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:34
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 (50th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 384
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 403
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8511) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 198
Parallax 241
70% 219 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 197
Splatting 138
71% 164 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
33GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
61% Good
Read 507
Write 272
Mixed 317
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 9.17
66% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 9.14
39% 82.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB-$44
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 11.9
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 98%
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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 2,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $198

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $838
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