MSI B150M MORTAR (MS-7972)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics10.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive49% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (30%). 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)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 29 '17 at 19:05
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-6600-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 114
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 444
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 442
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 902 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 28.7
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 25.7
8% 27.9 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 24.5
12% 27 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$92
161GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49% Average
Read 469
Write 115
Mixed 137
52% 240 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 8.77
68% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 30.2
DQ Mixed 13.6
28% 61.4 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49%
Great: 81%
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 128GB
68GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 466
Mixed 413
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 34.8
124% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 47.8
DQ Mixed 52.7
64% 120 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
286GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 125
Write 160
Mixed 95.7
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.27
87% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 21.7
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 90%
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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 1,526 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $704
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