MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.9% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:38
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 409
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 413
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1326 MHz, MLim: 1755 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 174
Parallax 289
72% 221 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 193
Splatting 125
66% 151 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 514
Write 338
Mixed 352
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 8.51
80% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 63.8
DQ Mixed 8.72
18% 34.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 189
Mixed 175
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.38
143% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72%
Great: 80%
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 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 3,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $890
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