MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics13.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateMay 30 '19 at 20:08
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 as expected (45th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 265
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 686
72% 565 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
MSI(1462 8A90) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1203 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 64.9
0% 48 fps
MRender 61.6
Gravity 44.9
Splatting 76
14% 60.8 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 107 111 101 110 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 32
SusWrite 106
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 9.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 1,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $537
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