MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 46.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (51%). 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)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 13:37
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
46.8% Average
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 158
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 265
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Lighting 130
Reflection 108
Parallax 120
33% 119 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 114
Splatting 76.6
30% 90.7 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 139 120 109 111 99 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 448
Write 190
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 126
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 27.7
108% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 173
144% 208 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 88%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$50
59GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 70 71 70 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
45% Average
Read 87.8
Write 85.4
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 69
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 45%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$140
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
35.8% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.8
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 44%
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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 3,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $716
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