MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics199% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 31 '21 at 04:35
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 way below expectations (16th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 84
1-Core 117
2-Core 224
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 583
61% 477 Pts
64-Core 442
30% 442 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 403F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
199% Outstanding
Lighting 258
Reflection 236
Parallax 286
209% 260 fps
MRender 301
Gravity 220
Splatting 164
187% 228 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 199%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.3E
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 428
Write 178
Mixed 210
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 34.1
129% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 89.8
104% 180 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 190 189 190 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 223
Write 183
Mixed 101
SusWrite 188
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 118%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
357GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 129 129 128 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 153
Write 141
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 129
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.3
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 122%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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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