MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive60.2% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 14 '18 at 19:57
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 446
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 446
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 195
51% 142 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.8
44% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 411
Write 136
Mixed 146
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 14.5
112% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 12.8
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 8.2
26% 53.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$39
41GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 60.2
Write 60.2
Mixed 63.9
46% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.37
93% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 68%
Adata S102 Pro USB 3.0 16GB-$8
9GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
10.6% Very poor
Read 41.3
Write 11.6
Mixed 9.32
20% 20.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.76
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.14
33% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2133 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 76%
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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 4,135 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $853
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