MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 21:24
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 539
58% 450 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.8% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 228
Parallax 257
77% 259 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 258
Splatting 178
73% 216 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$43
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 304 308 308 310 313 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 439
Mixed 305
SusWrite 306
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 41.4
166% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 238
202% 298 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 125%
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK512TBN 512GB
92GB free
Firmware: M0MF000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 366 437 354 301 429 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 368
Write 246
Mixed 296
SusWrite 375
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.4
154% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 323
240% 318 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 138 137 139 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 154
Write 151
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 138
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
39.7% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 80%

 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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HDDRAMUSB
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