MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i5-6500-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 400
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 410
60% 404 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
60.4% Good
Lighting 169
Reflection 166
Parallax 233
59% 189 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 166
Splatting 123
61% 142 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$170
307GB free
Firmware: X4140000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 481
Write 212
Mixed 275
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 16.9
112% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 37.4
84% 176 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 83%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$116
333GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 117
Write 107
Mixed 105
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.23
96% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.1% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 85%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $660
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