MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateNov 23 '20 at 18:18
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Memory 88.3
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 616
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 611
41% 611 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
174% Outstanding
Lighting 215
Reflection 187
Parallax 230
174% 211 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 211
Splatting 103
175% 189 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 174%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$59
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 38 44 51 38 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Read 360
Write 206
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 46.6
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 2.6
DQ Mixed 0.2
20% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 75%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
103GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 128 131 137 135 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 309
Write 130
Mixed 114
SusWrite 134
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 9
63% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 27.9
47% 93.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 86%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
11GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 38 26 19 13 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
27.4% Poor
Read 366
Write 177
Mixed 5
SusWrite 29.6
31% 144 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.8
40% 10 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 500GB-$70
137GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 256 148 118 176 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 437
Write 458
Mixed 241
SusWrite 167
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 43.1
147% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 251
209% 302 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 106%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
610GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 388 395 397 396 392 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 378
Write 348
Mixed 337
SusWrite 391
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 27.5
86% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 177
130% 170 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 98%
Seagate Expansion SSD 500GB
302GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 148 142 153 153 143 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19.9% Very poor
Read 71
Write 61.7
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 147
19% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 8.5
4K Mixed 1.9
14% 5.07 MB/s
DQ Read 87.7
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 60.9
54% 81.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 60%
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 below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.4% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 1,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $745
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