MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.5% 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 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.
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 406
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 412
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gainward(10B0 1401) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 114
Parallax 138
42% 128 fps
MRender 84.1
Gravity 120
Splatting 81.8
41% 95.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
261GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 82
Write 62
Mixed 43
46% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.42
110% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.3% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 1,622 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 PC MATE (MS-7971) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $789
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