MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.6% 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)
Boot Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 17:55
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 97.8
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 332
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 370
55% 370 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 116
Reflection 155
Parallax 202
46% 158 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 154
Splatting 124
60% 140 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 2.5" PHISON 256GB PS3111-S11 TLC
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFD00.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 74 74 73 74 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 442
Write 171
Mixed 314
SusWrite 93.7
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 30.9
130% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 187
173% 265 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$42
865GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 148 149 148 149 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 164
Write 148
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 149
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 89%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
792GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 86 85 86 86 86 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 84.5
Write 82.2
Mixed 52
SusWrite 85.4
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 51%
OEM Ext Hard Disk 500GB
79GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 43 42 42 42 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
21.9% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 40.2
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 42.2
53% 38.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
111% 1.23 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.7
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 99%
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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 B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 5,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $780
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