MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). 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)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 03:00
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 Pentium G4560-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
57.1% Above average
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 79.9
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 294
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 311
MC Mixed 298
44% 294 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$100
Gigabyte(1458 3766) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
35.3% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 68.3
Parallax 104
33% 93.4 fps
MRender 81.6
Gravity 101
Splatting 75.9
37% 86.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
NFS011SA312-6007200 120GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0412A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 306 50 58 57 50 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 508
Write 423
Mixed 186
SusWrite 134
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 20.1
93% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 19.8
46% 95.6 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 95%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
397GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 83 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 91.9
Write 94.5
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 85.2
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C17-4GNT 859B CT4G4DFS824A.C8FDD2 8GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.5
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 25.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 4,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $354
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