MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.2% 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 15:43
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-6700-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 445
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 625
92% 619 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 175
Parallax 184
63% 191 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 196
Splatting 149
71% 165 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$54
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 510
Write 311
Mixed 345
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 28.9
122% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 61
90% 169 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 44%
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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 4,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $828
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