MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 58.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics93.1% 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 Drive99.1% 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 (63%). 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)
Memory11.3 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 12:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
58.8% Above average
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 195
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 364
50% 367 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Lighting 358
Reflection 286
Parallax 367
93% 337 fps
MRender 342
Gravity 333
Splatting 211
94% 295 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 67 37 33 32 31 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 461
Mixed 312
SusWrite 73.2
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 55.4
193% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 326
247% 333 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
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 below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.4% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 11.8
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39.4%
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 5,593 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: 51% - Above average Total price: $845
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HDDRAMUSB
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