MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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. 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 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151218
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 13:21
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.2% Very good
1-Core 102
2-Core 203
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 402
55% 404 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 337.50
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
3.91% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 13.2
Parallax 11.2
3% 12.4 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 13.6
Splatting 7.1
4% 11.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.91%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 66 68 67 71 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 118
Write 73.5
Mixed 100
SusWrite 68.2
20% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 21.3
97% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 63.1
DQ Write 94.8
DQ Mixed 69.5
55% 75.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 73%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 121 120 122 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 133
Write 63
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 121
69% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$67
713GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 81 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 88.8
Write 55.8
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 80.5
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 59%
Samsung HD400LJ 400GB-$75
277GB free
Firmware: ZZ100-15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 69 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 67.3
Write 71.5
Mixed 45
SusWrite 68.6
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IR2133D464L15S/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 6,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $872
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