MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime4.7 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 Pentium G4600-$76
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 103
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 271
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 305
45% 300 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 80.3
Gravity 112
Splatting 82.1
39% 91.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 436
Write 275
Mixed 276
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 5.64
41% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 17.1
DQ Write 14.4
DQ Mixed 5.82
7% 12.5 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 52%
Toshiba MK3265GSX H 320GB
86GB free
Firmware: GJ001Q Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 60.7
Write 58.7
Mixed 56.9
44% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.8%
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 B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 2,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $394
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