MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.1% 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 Drive58.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:53
Run Duration277 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 412
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 407
62% 410 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 122
38% 110 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.4
40% 92.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$31
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 457
Write 190
Mixed 214
63% 287 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 9.18
70% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 25.7
68% 148 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
850GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 153
Mixed 158
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 109%
GENPLUS USB-MSDC DISK A 32GB
1GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
9.46% Terrible
Read 11.2
Write 5.77
Mixed 7.25
9% 8.06 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 1.31
122% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 9.46%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
41.2% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.2
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 42%
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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 3,053 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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