MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.9% 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 Drive89.6% 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-7972
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 04 '17 at 21:15
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i3-6100-$113
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
67.2% Good
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 312
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 316
47% 312 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
Gigabyte(1458 3552) 2GB
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 94
Parallax 154
38% 118 fps
MRender 87.3
Gravity 124
Splatting 71.1
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 41%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 480GB-$206
356GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 462
Write 440
Mixed 443
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 19.8
125% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 20.2
62% 125 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.6%
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 MORTAR (MS-7972) Builds (Compare 1,674 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $680
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