MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory19 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 05:36
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i5-6400-$176
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
59.3% Above average
SC Int 90
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 93.6
75% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 284
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 333
50% 335 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 195
Parallax 206
67% 208 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 199
Splatting 163
72% 167 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW240H6 240GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSF036C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 122 106 81 104 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 448
Write 412
Mixed 268
SusWrite 123
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 41.4
137% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 243
194% 272 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
220GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 117 113 114 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 103
Write 129
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 115
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 108%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$9
12GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 11 11 11 11 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
8.96% Terrible
Read 36.7
Write 18.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 11.4
21% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.96%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3000C15-8GVS 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 04CD F4-3000C15-8GVS 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.6% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 23.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
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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 3,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $879
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