MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics95.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$149
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
52.8% Above average
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 195
69% 147 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 324
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$444
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 278
Parallax 365
95% 337 fps
MRender 342
Gravity 351
Splatting 209
96% 301 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 35 32 30 29 34 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 349
Mixed 296
SusWrite 54.3
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 52.2
182% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 338
260% 354 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
36.3% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10.8
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 183
22% 183 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 36.3%
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 5,798 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $761
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