MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 17:28
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 455
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 657
MC Mixed 626
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 178
Parallax 196
60% 189 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 176
Splatting 123
65% 150 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
7GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 442
Write 373
Mixed 398
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 22.6
111% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 73.6
111% 208 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 177
Mixed 101
116% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 23.4
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $822
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