MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 19:43
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 38%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
50.7% Above average
Memory 61.1
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 183
61% 109 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 248
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.5% Very good
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 101
Parallax 92.5
75% 95.7 fps
MRender 89.1
Gravity 91.2
Splatting 89.6
73% 90 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$138
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 231 162 132 101 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 300
Write 290
Mixed 272
SusWrite 159
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 13.1
54% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 168
153% 232 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
579GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 66
SusWrite 107
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.6
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 9.3
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 39%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 3,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $950
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $180Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $50
Intel Core i5-11600K $255Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $215Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback