MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Gaming 25%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.2% 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 Drive73.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). 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)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:36
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 G4600-$85
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.4% Average
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 94.4
SC Mixed 82.9
70% 88 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 222
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 257
38% 251 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 362D) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 67.2
Reflection 44.6
Parallax 64.5
20% 58.8 fps
MRender 53.2
Gravity 68.6
Splatting 39
24% 53.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$27
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 45 39 48 47 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 471
Write 405
Mixed 393
SusWrite 60.7
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 40
143% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 48.6
64% 113 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
564GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 151 150 151 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 148
Mixed 94
SusWrite 151
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 8746 STK4U2400D17081C 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
69.6% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 24.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 21.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 86.9
46% 86.9 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 4,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 59%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $368
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