MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 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 05:55
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 below expectations (22nd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 251
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 663
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.7%
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 (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 345
Reflection 329
Parallax 357
91% 344 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 336
Splatting 219
89% 247 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 47 54 31 36 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 288
Write 302
Mixed 261
SusWrite 51.5
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 19.6
104% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 0.2
36% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 84%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
365GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 123 121 121 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 91.5
Write 145
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 128
69% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
135% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 109%
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 (3rd percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 12.6
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 90%

 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 941 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $699
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