MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory2.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime29.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 05:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-7500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 440
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 437
66% 438 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 195
64% 196 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 199
Splatting 159
72% 169 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST2000DM006-2DM164 250GB
152GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 493
Mixed 503
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 54.3
190% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 153
167% 281 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 151
Mixed 155
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.8
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $817
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HDDRAMUSB
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