MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.76% 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 Drive97.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '17 at 03:53
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 381
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 726
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A74) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.76% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 26.6
8% 27.2 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 22
Splatting 37.2
11% 27.8 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.76%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
212GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 392
Mixed 414
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 27
155% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 45.2
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 25.9
60% 118 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 113%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
25GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 141
Write 55.7
Mixed 63.6
95% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.84
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.91
113% 2.84 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.3
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $305
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