MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.4% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:19
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 491
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 486
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 391
Parallax 451
135% 423 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 410
Splatting 258
134% 306 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 120GB
60GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 339
Write 268
Mixed 402
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 6.36
106% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 83
DQ Write 15.9
DQ Mixed 6.23
16% 35 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
341GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 133
Write 146
Mixed 118
99% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.26
90% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown GY2400D464L15S/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.2
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75%
Great: 84%
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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 3,633 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 B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $872
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