MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 22 '19 at 16:56
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.6% Average
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 142
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 307
39% 291 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 387
Write 324
Mixed 287
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 8.4
73% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 106
100% 162 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$18
107GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 93 97 95 88 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 103
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 92.2
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
326GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 117 118 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 120
Write 136
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 118
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20.8
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.9
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 97.2
41% 97.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 3,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $700
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $244Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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