MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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-7A65
MotherboardMSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:42
Run Duration420 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-7700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 120
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 415
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 650
93% 625 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 293
Parallax 307
100% 312 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 290
Splatting 227
102% 239 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BUP Slim SL 1TB
358GB free
Firmware: 0302
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 88,504
63,217% 88,504 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 67%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 76.8
Write 89.2
Mixed 77.4
61% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 84%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.36% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 5.01
Mixed 7.9
11% 10.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.85
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.008
22% 1.95 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.36%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.8% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 20.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 21.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65) Builds (Compare 2,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $567
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