MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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. 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 63.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (46%). 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)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:10
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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 i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
63.5% Good
SC Int 95
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 97.3
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 322
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 270
MC Mixed 242
40% 268 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 171
Parallax 187
53% 174 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 192
Splatting 145
70% 162 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 15 17 21 29 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
10.7% Very poor
Read 5.5
Write 38.2
Mixed 5
SusWrite 31.9
14% 20.1 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
20% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 10.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2133 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
53.8% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17.7
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 76%
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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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