MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 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 18:47
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 482
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 729
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 179
Parallax 215
61% 193 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 183
Splatting 133
67% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 141 141 141 142 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 474
Mixed 320
SusWrite 165
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 52.5
196% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 171
180% 298 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Seagate SkyHawk 6TB (2016)-$95
5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 208 208 213 212 212 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 79% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
497GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 174 175 176 178 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 179
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 175
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
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 (94th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 25.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.3
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 80.2%
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 3,458 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: $400
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