MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:59
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
50.8% Above average
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 147
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 259
37% 266 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 650
Write 555
Mixed 389
118% 531 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 41.5
150% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 629
DQ Mixed 557
457% 655 MB/s
Poor: 133% Great: 235%
Seagate Barracuda 500GB (2016)-$23
405GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 217 216 215 211 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 216
Write 77
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 212
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 123%
Great: 114%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
520GB free
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 62 61 62 63 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 93.5
Write 89
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 61.4
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 59%
ST964032 2AS 640GB
34GB free, PID 2339
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 4,006
Write 5.5
Mixed 12.5
888% 1,342 MB/s
4K Read 469
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.5
1,811% 157 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HX424C15FB/8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 13.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $614
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