MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive82.7% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:57
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i3-7100-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 322
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 325
48% 322 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$95
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 293 292 296 295 281 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 432
Write 299
Mixed 176
SusWrite 290
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 29.5
119% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 124
129% 214 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
836GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 190 186 191 190 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 91.9
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 189
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 110%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 78%
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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 2,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $778
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