MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 05:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th 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 (3rd percentile)
69.7% Good
Memory 73.6
1-Core 103
2-Core 186
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 481
55% 421 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.1% Very good
Lighting 267
Reflection 264
Parallax 284
70% 272 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 271
Splatting 178
73% 205 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 44 23 35 36 40 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.1% Below average
Read 166
Write 209
Mixed 140
SusWrite 47.9
32% 141 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 15.1
66% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 18.1
50% 107 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 83%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
365GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 137 142 132 143 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 112
Write 136
Mixed 38
SusWrite 140
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
35.9% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.5
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 7.8
22% 7.7 GB/s
Latency 93.4
43% 93.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 4,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $718
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