MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:45
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 491
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 729
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 303
Parallax 319
98% 311 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 287
Splatting 232
103% 241 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 515
Write 361
Mixed 402
94% 426 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 0.04
85% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 6.62
72% 167 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.1
36% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.4
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 48%
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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 2,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $394
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