MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 09:20
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 500
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 501
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 203
Parallax 221
70% 218 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 211
Splatting 170
76% 179 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
82GB free
Firmware: P1222A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 497
Write 419
Mixed 304
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 4.63
98% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 88.2
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 7.59
50% 110 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 23.6
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 21.3
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 88%
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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 584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $773
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