MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.3% 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 Drive84.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 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 09:33
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$178
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 415
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 419
62% 417 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
51.3% Above average
Lighting 132
Reflection 169
Parallax 190
47% 164 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 128
Splatting 123
54% 129 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
72GB free
Firmware: DXM04B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 518
Write 363
Mixed 406
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 21.4
132% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 57.4
48% 67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 98%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
408GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 136
Write 128
Mixed 98.1
151% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.27
85% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54.5%
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 (99th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 20.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 59%
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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 3,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $626
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