MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 66.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 17:47
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 below expectations (21st percentile)
66.9% Good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 97
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 338
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 361
52% 351 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 164
Parallax 176
57% 176 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 179
Splatting 137
65% 151 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 51 57 62 46 45 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 337
Write 160
Mixed 163
SusWrite 61.7
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 19.1
104% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 65.2
DQ Mixed 0.1
35% 88.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
247GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 151 150 150 152 148 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 139
Write 140
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 150
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 107%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
608GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 110 111 112 111 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 100
Write 39.5
Mixed 43
SusWrite 111
94% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
43% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.5
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 81.9
49% 81.9 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $795
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