MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.82% 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.
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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161013
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:21
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 below expectations (19th percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 90
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 95.6
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 346
80% 350 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 370
54% 364 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A70) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
6.82% Terrible
Lighting 17.1
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 17.6
5% 19.4 fps
MRender 17
Gravity 13.9
Splatting 29.3
8% 20.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.82%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$98
95GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 72% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
530GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 178
Mixed 163
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.31
105% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBR2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 85%
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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-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 1,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $494
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HDDRAMUSB
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