MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 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.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:52
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 451
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 451
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 299
Parallax 342
104% 324 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 299
Splatting 231
105% 245 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
603GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 166
Mixed 149
126% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.3
96% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.5
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 2,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $719
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