MSI B150M PRO-VH (MS-7996)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 51%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7996
MotherboardMSI B150M PRO-VH (MS-7996)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160520
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:11
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-6700-$308
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 380
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 552
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
52% Above average
Lighting 151
Reflection 136
Parallax 150
47% 146 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 156
Splatting 118
56% 130 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 52%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 440
Write 451
Mixed 352
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 34.7
131% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 176
172% 274 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 97%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 2TB-$80
598GB free
Firmware: CV27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 174 173 174 175 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 172
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 174
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G24002 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.7% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 20.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 88%
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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 B150M PRO-VH (MS-7996) Builds (Compare 313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI B150M PRO-VH (MS-7996)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $391
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