MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69% 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A64
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 06:59
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i5-6400-$176
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
64.5% Good
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 92.6
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 334
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 281
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
Gigabyte(1458 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 194
Parallax 186
64% 199 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 204
Splatting 162
73% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 137 151 151 158 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 165
Write 141
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 146
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 22.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 20.4
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 82%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A64) Builds (Compare 511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $579
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HDDRAMUSB
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