MSI B150M PRO-VD (MS-7996)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7996
MotherboardMSI B150M PRO-VD (MS-7996)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 11%

 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 i5-6500-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 400
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 399
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 8548) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 254
Parallax 248
87% 268 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 306
Splatting 211
104% 240 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
640GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 103
Write 93.2
Mixed 82.5
70% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 82%
Seagate ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB 1TB
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 88.9
Write 94.8
Mixed 76.3
65% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.05
4K Mixed 0.38
163% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M PRO-VD (MS-7996) Builds (Compare 709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M PRO-VD (MS-7996)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $534
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