MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 26 '20 at 16:27
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 265
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 703
73% 574 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.9% Very good
Lighting 316
Reflection 283
Parallax 335
83% 311 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 290
Splatting 230
79% 240 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$69
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 401 467 474 393 393 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 459
Mixed 430
SusWrite 408
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 60.5
202% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 294
240% 341 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 205 205 207 207 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 150
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 205
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$104
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.7
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 79%
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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 7,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $875
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HDDRAMUSB
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