MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.1% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 17:10
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-6700-$271
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 99.9
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 368
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 598
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$154
MaxC: 1443 MHz, MaxM: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 93.2
Reflection 74.1
Parallax 71.5
25% 79.6 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 91.4
Splatting 69.9
38% 78.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 170
Mixed 163
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.25
90% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
859GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 172
Mixed 149
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.31
125% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.4
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 38%
Great: 84%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $500
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