MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory19 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 23:58
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
71% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 564
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 271
Parallax 316
81% 299 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 273
Splatting 208
75% 226 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 394
Write 126
Mixed 186
51% 236 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 34.3
142% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 126
95% 128 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 73%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
119GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 95 97 95 122 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 138
Write 131
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 100
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$49
931GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 121 120 116 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 136
Write 110
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 119
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 73%
General UDisk 16GB
12GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.5 9.9 10 10 10 10 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.82% Terrible
Read 14.7
Write 11
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 10.1
13% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.82%
Great: 8%
WD Elements 25A3 3TB
821GB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 94 94 94 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 126
Write 131
Mixed 112
SusWrite 94.3
156% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
124% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 21.6
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 6,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $835
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