MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.1% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 15:20
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-6400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 376
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 379
56% 375 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$210
Asus(1043 04C2) ≥ 4GB; ROG-STRIX-RX570-O4G-GAMING
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 164
Parallax 239
64% 198 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 171
Splatting 120
61% 142 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
17GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 152
Write 93.8
Mixed 101
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 10
87% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 66.7
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 27.6
36% 62.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 65%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$70
103GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 78.1
Write 68.5
Mixed 67.4
54% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.47
112% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $323
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