MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 00:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 436
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 609
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1628 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 284
Parallax 342
104% 319 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 320
Splatting 200
106% 243 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.8% Below average
Read 240
Write 102
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 93.1
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 16.4
71% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 55.4
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 89.7
62% 74.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
930GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 151 152 152 152 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 148
Mixed 85
SusWrite 151
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$66
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.6% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 10.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 11.8
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 48%
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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 3,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $393
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