MSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.4% 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.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI B150 PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 23:53
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 481
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 481
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 157
Parallax 166
57% 173 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 178
Splatting 143
65% 152 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 408
Mixed 421
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 27.4
150% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 27.2
59% 114 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 133
Write 145
Mixed 134
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.2
100% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$128
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.9% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 79%
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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 1,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $763
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