MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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.
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161102
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:32
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 439
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 674
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 382
Parallax 356
122% 386 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 430
Splatting 240
152% 347 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 139%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 393 249 133 135 133 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 385
Write 393
Mixed 270
SusWrite 242
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 33.5
121% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 303
220% 281 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
223GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 77 81 84 71 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 122
Write 149
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 79.2
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBR2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 24.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.5%
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 B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 3,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $946
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HDDRAMUSB
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