MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 77%
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.1% 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 Drive85% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 15:41
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 346
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 637
92% 614 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 120
Reflection 116
Parallax 153
41% 130 fps
MRender 93.9
Gravity 107
Splatting 75.2
40% 91.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba A100 120GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.3
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 509
Write 347
Mixed 439
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 7.87
110% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 15.6
87% 199 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 85%
Great: 88%
Hitachi HDS72101 1TB
115GB free
Firmware: AB0A
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 77.2
Write 76.2
Mixed 72.9
57% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.36
96% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 80%
Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB-$40
34GB free
Firmware: SD22
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 84.8
Write 63.5
Mixed 68
54% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.29
69% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 24.9
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 86%
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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 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 65%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $653
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