MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive127% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
21 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:51
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 448
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 672
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
MSI(1462 3171) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 176
Parallax 188
58% 184 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 176
Splatting 124
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 458 394 332 292 290 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 430
Mixed 366
SusWrite 360
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 64.9
224% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 127%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 86%
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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 3,462 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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