MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 71.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:11
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-6400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.5% Very good
SC Int 93.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 96.3
77% 96.7 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 375
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 374
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 3769) 2GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 98.7
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 122
33% 101 fps
MRender 88.4
Gravity 107
Splatting 80.7
40% 92 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 517
Write 489
Mixed 494
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 13.6
99% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 61.2
95% 182 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEEXX-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 21.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $555
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