MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 71.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.1% 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 Drive91.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:28
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.7% Very good
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 93.6
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 381
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 365
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 381
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 127
Reflection 170
Parallax 151
42% 150 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 86
Splatting 116
46% 111 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM04B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 361
Mixed 408
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 20.7
120% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 20.9
95% 212 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 109%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
409GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 141
Write 136
Mixed 107
162% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.27
86% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 57%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21.1
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 67%
Great: 60%
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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 5,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $591
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