MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.2% 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.
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-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:20
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$153
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 98
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 392
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 391
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$217
Asus(1043 04FD) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1266 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
63.2% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 168
Parallax 231
60% 192 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 172
Splatting 124
71% 146 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
687GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 137
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.35
134% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$67
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 12.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12.6
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.6%
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 149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $731
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