MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 47.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 09:03
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6100-$118
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
47.3% Average
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 186
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 295
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$160
CLim: 1216 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.6.3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 141
Parallax 132
29% 128 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 129
Splatting 122
39% 128 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$106
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 478
Write 458
Mixed 302
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50.3
179% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 323
254% 351 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
498GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 111 109 111 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 145
Write 144
Mixed 75
SusWrite 110
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.7% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 13
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 81%
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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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