MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive29% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:37
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User JOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-7700-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 428
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 631
MC Mixed 667
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 854A) ≥ 4GB; strix-gtx1060-6g-gaming
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 198
Parallax 210
69% 213 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 210
Splatting 166
75% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 101 116 106 124 84 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29% Poor
Read 227
Write 47.5
Mixed 149
SusWrite 103
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 1.2
38% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 54.9
DQ Mixed 7
24% 54.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29%
Great: 52%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
931GB free
Firmware: A750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 186 187 187 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 187
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 186
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
141% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 110%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
CL-17-17-17 D4 2400 Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.1% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B150A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $825
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