MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 15:44
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6600K-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 110
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 431
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 432
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 296
Parallax 330
98% 312 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 285
Splatting 214
100% 232 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$90
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 359
Write 80.7
Mixed 129
41% 190 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 34.3
133% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 99
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 79.1
62% 86.3 MB/s
Poor: 29% Great: 68%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
12GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 122 125 118 71 77 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 488
Write 151
Mixed 207
SusWrite 106
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 36.6
138% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 146
122% 179 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 72%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$70
528GB free
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 95 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 95.1
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.1
391% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 64%
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 above expectations (64th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.1
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 20.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $657
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