MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 67.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:09
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 29%
Watch Gameplay: 3060-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.5% Good
Memory 79.9
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 159
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 332
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$450
MSI(1462 3973) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 181
Reflection 170
Parallax 178
147% 176 fps
Gravity 133
Splatting 116
136% 124 fps
Poor: 122% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$48
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 133 128 137 136 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 397
Write 318
Mixed 341
SusWrite 145
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 28.7
101% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 298
214% 271 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
230GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 106 106 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 172
Write 166
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 106
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C15-4GIS 0215 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 0420 F4-2400C15-4GIS 0215 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
68.6% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 35 29 60 31.5" 1280 720 SAM0D5A V32F390
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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $759
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