MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 78.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics87.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150908
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 00:39
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Memory 83.7
1-Core 103
2-Core 222
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 419
58% 420 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 3FDA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.5% Excellent
Lighting 366
Reflection 322
Parallax 434
96% 374 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 357
Splatting 231
88% 230 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 119%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 480
Write 434
Mixed 354
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59
202% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 318
242% 326 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 187 173 186 191 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 151
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 189
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
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 above expectations (86th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 82%

 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 1,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $672
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