MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 18:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$226
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 82.8
SC Mixed 109
68% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 390
70% 392 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 421
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 183
Parallax 182
61% 190 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 207
Splatting 162
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 166 172 170 161 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 466
Mixed 370
SusWrite 192
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 59
206% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 312
238% 322 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
597GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 122 122 122 121 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 137
Write 83
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 121
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 21.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 5,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $882
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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