MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47% 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 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.
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-7979
MotherboardMSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161014
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 20:25
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 430
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 365
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Asus(1043 04AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47% Average
Lighting 117
Reflection 165
Parallax 173
42% 152 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 116
Splatting 117
50% 120 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47%
Great: 63%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$50
804GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 177
Mixed 157
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.18
88% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FAR 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 12
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 40.3%
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 Night Elf (MS-7979) Builds (Compare 513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M Night Elf (MS-7979)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $642
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