MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:10
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 (13th percentile)
65.3% Good
SC Int 90.8
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 95.1
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 330
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 335
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 157
Parallax 282
72% 214 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 164
Splatting 179
65% 157 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
129GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 393
Mixed 409
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 40
144% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 112
124% 212 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
95GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 397
Mixed 412
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 41.1
150% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 105
121% 210 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSB.8FARG 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FARG 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.2% Very good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.7
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $822
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