MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 70.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:36
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i3-7100-$115
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.2% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 326
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 342
MC Mixed 328
48% 323 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 388
Parallax 379
116% 379 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 360
Splatting 259
124% 286 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 120%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 159
Mixed 171
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.16
65% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 25.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.8%
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-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 2,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $504
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