MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:24
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 115
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 479
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 480
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 203
Parallax 212
70% 216 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 210
Splatting 163
75% 174 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$29
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 55 54 47 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 365
Write 57.3
Mixed 99
SusWrite 53
31% 144 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 30.8
4K Mixed 14.6
83% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 78.6
DQ Mixed 53.8
56% 94.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 70%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$6
11GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 5.4 6.6 6 6.6 6.5 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 40.7
Write 18.3
Mixed 19
SusWrite 6.8
24% 21.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 1
74% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$73
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 47%
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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 1,886 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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $773
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