MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive93.3% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:45
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 445
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 497
72% 485 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6283) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 400
Parallax 448
133% 423 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 408
Splatting 258
134% 307 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$81
75GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 410
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 25.4
152% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 25.3
34% 60.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$64
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 151
Write 135
Mixed 126
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.26
96% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $543
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