MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 39.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics28.6% 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 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). 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)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 05:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 G4560-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.9% Below average
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 84.5
SC Mixed 71.6
64% 80.6 Pts
QC Int 164
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 180
42% 188 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 190
32% 211 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$99
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
28.6% Poor
Lighting 102
Reflection 64
Parallax 94.3
31% 86.7 fps
MRender 75.8
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 0.3
27% 57.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2013)
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 45 40 31 60 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 71.5
Write 68.2
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 48.1
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 20.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 101%
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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 5,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $366
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