MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% 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.
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-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:55
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-7400-$160
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 410
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 408
61% 410 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 181
Parallax 274
71% 220 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 199
Splatting 130
68% 157 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
552GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 144
Mixed 138
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.29
110% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.5% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 22
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 5,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $576
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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