MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7979
MotherboardMSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 23:12
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 82.2
1-Core 101
2-Core 190
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 384
45% 341 Pts
64-Core 386
26% 386 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.9% Above average
Lighting 64.7
Reflection 68.3
Parallax 62.6
52% 65.2 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 61.9
54% 64.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
820GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 116 121 113 103 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 124
Write 132
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 120
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-030.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 11.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M Night Elf (MS-7979) Builds (Compare 578 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 Night Elf (MS-7979)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $625
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