MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.9% 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 Drive95.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 00:50
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 Pentium G4560-$68
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 296
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 297
43% 289 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 118
36% 104 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 112
Splatting 80.1
39% 90.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$119
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 417 308 250 250 237 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 446
Mixed 366
SusWrite 316
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 40.1
145% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 324
246% 330 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42%
Great: 81%
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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-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 3,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $515
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