MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 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 60.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:20
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 Pentium G4560-$68
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.7% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 277
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 299
MC Mixed 289
43% 285 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Asus(1043 04DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 164
Parallax 280
75% 222 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 189
Splatting 185
71% 170 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 109 111 92 95 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 249
Write 124
Mixed 194
SusWrite 99.9
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 37.9
155% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 69.1
70% 111 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
388GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 135 136 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 152
Write 133
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 137
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.9% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 15
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 91%
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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 2,147 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $719
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