MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.8% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 10:28
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 249
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 714
73% 578 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2232 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Lighting 332
Reflection 309
Parallax 361
87% 334 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 319
Splatting 247
87% 263 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 224 137 181 99 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 468
Mixed 308
SusWrite 184
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 54.7
193% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 335
259% 353 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
413GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 284 294 297 291 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 432
Write 346
Mixed 307
SusWrite 267
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 12.6
68% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 42.4
47% 79.6 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58%
Great: 57%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$85
67GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 272 272 272 272 271 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 294
Mixed 330
SusWrite 286
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50.9
181% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 232
210% 320 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
179GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 117 119 120 120 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 156
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 118
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
44.6% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 12.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 14.5
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 77%
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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 7,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $865
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