Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 23%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 45.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics21.8% 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 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A64
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:15
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$59
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.1% Average
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 80.7
67% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 202
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 192
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 231
33% 219 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5870
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 81.7
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 80.8
25% 67 fps
MRender 26.3
Gravity 63.1
Splatting 43.8
19% 44.4 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
308GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 110
Write 99
Mixed 102
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.35
80% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 70%
Toshiba MK2576GSX 250GB-$74
76GB free
Firmware: GS001A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 54.1
Write 56.8
Mixed 54.4
42% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.35
85% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial UDIMM DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$83
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 12.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42%
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 B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64) Builds (Compare 383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
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Desktop 72%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $615
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