MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 125%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 75%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics178% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 17:35
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 91.3
1-Core 131
2-Core 233
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 715
70% 560 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,249
Nvidia(10DE 1E07) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
178% Outstanding
Lighting 647
Reflection 594
Parallax 716
170% 652 fps
MRender 540
Gravity 628
Splatting 307
179% 492 fps
Poor: 148%
This bench: 178%
Great: 202%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green SATA M.2 120GB-$50
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 90 93 96 83 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 492
Write 386
Mixed 375
SusWrite 93.5
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 17.8
123% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 30.4
80% 166 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 68%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$128
688GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 125 126 126 125 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.6% Good
Read 127
Write 124
Mixed 126
SusWrite 125
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 43.8
142% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 94.8
DQ Mixed 98
74% 98 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.4
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 44%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $602
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