MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime6 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 19:20
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 98.7
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 91.7
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 354
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 591
MC Mixed 573
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 177
Parallax 187
62% 190 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 196
Splatting 154
70% 165 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$45
226GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 118
Write 120
Mixed 111
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.19
86% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58%
Great: 97%
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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 1,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $699
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