MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMay 22 '18 at 17:27
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-6600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 434
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 435
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 202
Parallax 211
69% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 206
Splatting 158
74% 171 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
22GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 432
Write 114
Mixed 125
48% 224 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 11.4
100% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 26.9
35% 59.4 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 64%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$100
255GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 105
Write 177
Mixed 138
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.52
191% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 12.7
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 79%
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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 3,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
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: $844
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