MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:20
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 92.2
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 384
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 394
58% 391 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
EVGA(3842 6178) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Lighting 296
Reflection 295
Parallax 302
92% 298 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 286
Splatting 0.3
77% 162 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
696GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 135 100 145 159 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 136
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 19.3
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 5,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $597
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