MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 72%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.8% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 02 '17 at 23:00
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i3-6100-$112
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
66.9% Good
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 311
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 327
MC Mixed 312
46% 310 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 372.54
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 186
Parallax 200
66% 203 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 206
Splatting 165
75% 174 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
196GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 397
Mixed 179
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 20.3
138% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 95
119% 212 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
69% Good
Read 111
Write 129
Mixed 103
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.29
112% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69%
Great: 86%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
930GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46% Average
Read 109
Write 115
Mixed 21.6
97% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 46%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 23.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 89%
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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 3,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $880
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