MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.8% 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 Drive82% 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.
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-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 16:44
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$160
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61.9% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 210
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 395
53% 388 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$165
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.6.3
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
18.8% Very poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 129
Parallax 167
8% 98.8 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 125
Splatting 82.9
34% 104 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$60
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 166 162 160 159 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 444
Write 416
Mixed 266
SusWrite 167
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 37.6
129% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 218
190% 283 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
310GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 92 93 93 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
60% Good
Read 118
Write 109
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 91.5
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60%
Great: 75%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$23
58GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 71 78 78 78 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 76.4
Write 41
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 76.4
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
42.5% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 13
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 11.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $837
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