MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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. 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 66.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics94.5% 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 Drive98.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory12.9 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 12:43
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$186
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
66.1% Good
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 200
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 366
50% 368 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$415
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 291
Parallax 364
95% 341 fps
MRender 344
Gravity 333
Splatting 209
94% 295 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 102 46 33 30 29 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 449
Mixed 322
SusWrite 77.4
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.5
192% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 315
242% 329 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.4% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 18.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 90%
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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 5,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $866
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