MSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
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 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive47.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:25
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU3%

 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 Core i5-7600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 455
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 471
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$50
37GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 442
Write 142
Mixed 219
58% 268 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 3.82
55% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 4.29
38% 88.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
876GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 72% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK4GX4M1A2400C16 029E CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67%
Great: 78%
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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-VH (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 65%
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $393
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