MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A64
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 02:00
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 463
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 710
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 570
Reflection 540
Parallax 597
179% 569 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 548
Splatting 286
164% 368 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$75
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 493
Write 217
Mixed 241
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 14.3
115% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 37.1
84% 178 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 22.7
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71%
Great: 90%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A64) Builds (Compare 533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $533
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