MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:34
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 G4560-$53
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
49.6% Average
SC Int 90.6
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 90.2
74% 92.2 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 218
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 265
40% 265 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 64%
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 (79th percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 183
Parallax 197
64% 197 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 204
Splatting 162
74% 173 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
123GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 506
Write 333
Mixed 424
93% 421 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 20.5
93% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 21
DQ Write 68.2
DQ Mixed 14
20% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
573GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 142
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.31
125% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 105%
Seagate Momentus Thin 7200 2.5" 320GB-$33
297GB free
Firmware: 0001DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7242 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 88.4
Write 80.8
Mixed 60.4
57% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.14
59% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.C16FBD2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.7
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 47%
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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 2,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $390
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