MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 01:16
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 438
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 439
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 196
Parallax 210
70% 213 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 204
Splatting 160
76% 176 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 127
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 84%
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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 1,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $664
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