MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7979
MotherboardMSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:51
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 429
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 427
64% 431 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 182
Parallax 191
64% 196 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 197
Splatting 160
72% 167 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 167 107 94 88 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 450
Write 392
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 134
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.5
157% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 148
120% 176 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.5
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M Night Elf (MS-7979) Builds (Compare 688 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 Night Elf (MS-7979)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $644
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