MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:35
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 411
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 638
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 269
Parallax 300
96% 295 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 288
Splatting 213
100% 233 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 512
Write 361
Mixed 373
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 18.7
140% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 70.8
80% 127 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 124%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
87GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 67.3
Write 130
Mixed 99.7
75% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 3.74
4K Mixed 0.43
131% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 82%
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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 3,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $859
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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