MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics123% 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 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 (22nd 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
65.4% Good
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 98.3
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 327
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 326
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 278
Parallax 365
114% 337 fps
MRender 342
Gravity 351
Splatting 209
131% 301 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 123%
Great: 145%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$130
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 35 32 30 29 34 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd 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: 63%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st 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: 44%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 4,923 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $828
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