MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.29% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:50
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i3-7100-$100
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 105
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 254
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 301
43% 285 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A74) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
7.29% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 25
Parallax 19.4
6% 21.5 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 16.4
Splatting 33.6
8% 20.8 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.29%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
71% Very good
Read 127
Write 121
Mixed 121
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.04
14% 0.16 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 71%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.3
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 9.6
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 42%
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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 1,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $286
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