MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 10 '18 at 10:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-7500-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 105
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 384
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 440
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E208) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
41.1% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 180
45% 128 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 118
Splatting 86.9
38% 88.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$127
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 482
Write 260
Mixed 268
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 15.9
109% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 15.1
61% 137 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 105%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
585GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 80
Mixed 85.7
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.26
87% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 13.4
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 92%
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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 3,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $865
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