MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 15:16
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
68.3% Good
1-Core 102
2-Core 200
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 382
53% 385 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Gigabyte(1458 373B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2108 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 232
Reflection 214
Parallax 224
61% 223 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 228
Splatting 180
62% 188 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 145 175 184 178 186 MB/s
Performing below potential (88th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
87.1% Excellent
Read 285
Write 246
Mixed 242
SusWrite 177
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 48.4
178% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 143
130% 198 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 91%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
64GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 88 83 69 64 80 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 186
Write 218
Mixed 84
SusWrite 77.8
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 76%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
802GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 86 70 69 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 76
SusWrite 79.1
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14/8G KHX2133C14D4/4G KHX2133C14D4/4G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 75%
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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 3,723 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $677
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HDDRAMUSB
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