MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.3% 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 Drive66.6% 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)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 21:47
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 406
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 401
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 93.1
Parallax 115
36% 108 fps
MRender 77.4
Gravity 102
Splatting 78.4
37% 86.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 95 89 91 100 MB/s
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.6% Good
Read 266
Write 121
Mixed 169
SusWrite 94.1
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35.6
150% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 93
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 98.3
76% 104 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
174GB free
Firmware: GS2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 88 90 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 89.4
63% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 72%
Hitachi HUS726020ALA610 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: A5GNT907
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 194 198 197 195 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 197
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 196
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.7
200% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$178
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42%
Great: 44%
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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 2,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $678
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