MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.1% 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 Drive94.2% 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)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:37
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 above expectations (79th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 102
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 394
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 403
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1325 MHz, MLim: 2050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.1% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 162
Parallax 182
45% 156 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 122
Splatting 121
52% 124 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 72%
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 (67th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 367
Mixed 402
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 20.7
127% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 22.7
98% 220 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 111%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
408GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 99
151% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.27
86% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.8%
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 (98th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.6
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 69%
Great: 58%
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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 4,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $81

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $617
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