MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive26.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:08
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 404
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 403
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1210 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 80.7
Parallax 105
26% 86.8 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 76.8
29% 70.1 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Q-360 360GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.75.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 1.7 7 9.8 30 101 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26.9% Poor
Read 186
Write 102
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 73.9
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 10.2
48% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 100
52% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 83%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
16GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 97 97 97 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 93.9
Write 89.4
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 95.8
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 60%
Intenso External USB HDD 1TB
148GB free, PID 1840
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 39 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 40.9
Write 41.6
Mixed 23.9
SusWrite 39.9
49% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK4GX4M1A2400C14 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 21.9
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73%
Great: 74%
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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 2,513 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 B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $740
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