MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics104% 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 Drive54% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 14:48
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
16% Very poor
SC Int 23.6
SC Float 25.8
SC Mixed 24.6
20% 24.7 Pts
QC Int 77.7
QC Float 77.5
QC Mixed 78.1
18% 77.8 Pts
MC Int 89.5
MC Float 90.6
MC Mixed 90.7
14% 90.3 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 16%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 171
Reflection 178
Parallax 418
81% 255 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 368
Splatting 236
121% 277 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 104%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$149
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 129 137 127 138 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 364
Write 194
Mixed 195
SusWrite 134
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 20.2
65% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 130
128% 205 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 54%
Great: 105%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$50
37GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 52 53 54 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
27.1% Poor
Read 41.3
Write 29
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 52.8
29% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 59%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
13GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 44 45 43 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
25.5% Poor
Read 45.7
Write 40
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 42.6
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 172 175 179 178 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 145
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 172
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 20.2
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 8.7
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 179
22% 179 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 85%
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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 4,308 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 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

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