MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.7% 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-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:38
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 418
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 676
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 179
Parallax 196
59% 187 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 182
Splatting 126
66% 153 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$100
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 144 144 144 143 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 478
Mixed 322
SusWrite 164
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.4
194% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 53.7
81% 151 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate SkyHawk 6TB (2016)-$95
5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 210 210 210 211 213 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 79% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
497GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 171 173 174 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 97.2
Mixed 81
SusWrite 173
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$65
505GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 108 111 111 111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 87
Mixed 52
SusWrite 110
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FHP 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 82%
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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 3,479 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $398
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HDDRAMUSB
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