MSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.2% 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 Drive232% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 13:12
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-6400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 96
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.6
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 383
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 375
56% 375 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 122
38% 109 fps
MRender 80.4
Gravity 114
Splatting 84.6
40% 93.1 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
171GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,437
Write 1,106
Mixed 1,279
353% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 39.3
182% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 120
135% 231 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 232%
Great: 264%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
812GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 167
Mixed 156
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.36
138% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.1
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 19.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 80%
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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 596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 64%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

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