MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive267% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 14 '19 at 22:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 82.5
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 170
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 484
50% 394 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Asus(1043 8517) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
14% Very poor
Lighting 42.7
Reflection 39.2
Parallax 42
11% 41.3 fps
MRender 43.2
Gravity 49.9
Splatting 34.9
14% 42.7 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1577 1561 1590 1078 524 522 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,018
Write 1,612
Mixed 1,198
SusWrite 1142
334% 1,493 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 70.1
234% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 582
546% 847 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 267%
Great: 323%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 20.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69%
Great: 85%

 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 994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $710
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