MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 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 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 30 '18 at 21:58
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i3-7100T
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 276
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 277
41% 276 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1210 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 88.4
Reflection 146
Parallax 136
33% 123 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 89.9
Splatting 108
44% 107 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000H1 128GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 161 117 127 118 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 414
Write 462
Mixed 294
SusWrite 132
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 40.6
155% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 115
98% 150 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
42.5% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.8
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.8
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 1,857 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 PC MATE (MS-7971) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $758
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