MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 21:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 below expectations (30th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 106
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 484
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 743
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 199
Parallax 208
70% 214 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 206
Splatting 163
74% 172 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
10GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 348
Mixed 353
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 24.3
127% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 79.3
111% 207 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 25.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 92%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $703
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HDDRAMUSB
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