MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics124% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 10 '19 at 22:40
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i5-6600K-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 80.1
1-Core 108
2-Core 200
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 388
54% 394 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
124% Outstanding
Lighting 161
Reflection 176
Parallax 151
130% 163 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 152
Splatting 112
118% 126 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 124%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 34 37 38 37 45 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 76% Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
68GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 143 146 146 145 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 154
Mixed 104
SusWrite 145
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 109%
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 way below expectations (3rd percentile)
37.4% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 11.7
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 12.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 84%

 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 2,646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $920
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HDDRAMUSB
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