MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Gaming 52%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 49%
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit색
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160517
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:34
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User KOR-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i5-6600-$217
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 449
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 455
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Lighting 157
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 207
54% 152 fps
MRender 70.2
Gravity 155
Splatting 101
48% 109 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 128GB
31GB free
Firmware: JURA0101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
63% Good
Read 454
Write 135
Mixed 304
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 23
102% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 23
50% 94.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
275GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 151
Mixed 146
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.27
83% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1G43DB0-CPB M378A1G43EB1-CPB 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.3% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 13.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 92%
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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 2,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $785
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