MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics55.2% 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 Drive105% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 08 '19 at 10:46
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
48.6% Average
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 177
60% 130 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 328
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
EVGA(3842 6367) 3GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
55.2% Above average
Lighting 217
Reflection 184
Parallax 197
55% 200 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 206
Splatting 164
55% 172 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 301 313 294 296 313 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 419
Mixed 349
SusWrite 302
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 53
172% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 354
264% 350 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
475GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 151 149 151 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 145
Write 120
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 150
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 110%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 152 153 151 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 165
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 153
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
296% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.3
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 16.1
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 3,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $786
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HDDRAMUSB
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