MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:03
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-6700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 404
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 608
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1655 MHz, MLim: 1917 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 319
Parallax 356
106% 338 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 313
Splatting 201
106% 243 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$127
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,629
Write 9,571
Mixed 7,340
1,765% 7,847 MB/s
4K Read 752
4K Write 635
4K Mixed 676
2,343% 688 MB/s
DQ Read 2,161
DQ Write 1,856
DQ Mixed 2,005
1,503% 2,007 MB/s
Poor: 97% Great: 144%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
136GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,346
Write 10,971
Mixed 8,434
6,704% 8,917 MB/s
4K Read 524
4K Write 688
4K Mixed 729
115,629% 647 MB/s
DQ Read 2,197
DQ Write 1,903
DQ Mixed 2,052
18,815% 2,051 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.1% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 19.1
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.6
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 88%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $604
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