MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive55.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:38
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 442
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 496
74% 498 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 123
37% 109 fps
MRender 80.3
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.9
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 506
Write 186
Mixed 389
79% 360 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 2
75% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 4.63
28% 59.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 169
Mixed 171
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$74
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
45.5% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 13.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 49%
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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 3,045 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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $382
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