MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:33
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 414
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 409
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1365 MHz, MLim: 1840 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Lighting 151
Reflection 163
Parallax 214
54% 176 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 148
Splatting 117
57% 133 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 406
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 26.5
145% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 26.4
33% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 175
Mixed 158
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-024.A00G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 4,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $81

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $617
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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