MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive50.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 04 '20 at 05:02
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 203
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 400
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTD128HAGM-00000 128GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2300Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 37 32 32 30 33 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 352
Write 40
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 33.7
26% 123 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 19.5
91% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 45.3
DQ Mixed 46.7
64% 125 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 68%
Toshiba MK6459GSXP 640GB
439GB free
Firmware: GT001L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 62 62 62 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 61
Write 57.2
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 61
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 45%
WD Elements 2TB
626GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 73 73 73 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 85.2
Write 90.7
Mixed 49
SusWrite 74
100% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
39.8% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 10.9
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.5
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 42%

 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 1,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $721
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