MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.2% 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)
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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:25
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$119
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 107
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 303
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 313
46% 309 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 69.3
Parallax 104
35% 97 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 103
Splatting 76.2
37% 86.4 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
914GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 209 209 211 209 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 162
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 210
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
65GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 102 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 107
Write 92.7
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 103
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBR2 859B BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 859B BLS4G4D240FSC.8FARG 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 25.4
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $790
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