MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:58
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 as expected (59th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 134
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 474
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 728
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.4%
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)
62.8% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 178
Parallax 195
59% 187 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 182
Splatting 126
66% 153 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 142 141 122 133 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 466
Mixed 336
SusWrite 156
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 53.9
198% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 173
180% 295 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Seagate SkyHawk 6TB (2016)-$95
5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 203 204 203 203 203 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: 160 167 169 167 169 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 163
Mixed 83
SusWrite 167
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$65
506GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 110 110 110 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 89.7
Mixed 52
SusWrite 109
63% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FHP 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 24.9
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 24.8
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79%
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 3,474 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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HDDRAMUSB
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