MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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. 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 57.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (24%). 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)
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 02:47
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.3% Above average
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 385
48% 358 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2560 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 437
Reflection 388
Parallax 420
112% 415 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 411
Splatting 250
100% 300 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 87 96 96 96 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 190
Write 319
Mixed 100
SusWrite 95.5
40% 176 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 16.9
94% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 91.3
DQ Mixed 8.9
37% 84.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate ST1000NM0011 99Y1164 59Y1812XIV 1TB
841GB free
Firmware: BB45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 143 142 145 137 145 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 134
Write 125
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 142
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
125GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 111 110 110 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 113
Write 105
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 110
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 18.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 20.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63%
Great: 107%
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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 MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 3,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $695
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HDDRAMUSB
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