MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 75.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.5% 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 Drive45.3% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 14:09
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Memory 85.6
1-Core 102
2-Core 201
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 352
51% 367 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.5% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 248
Parallax 282
81% 280 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 271
Splatting 185
77% 227 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 23 8 104 30 7.1 MB/s
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
45.3% Average
Read 232
Write 102
Mixed 153
SusWrite 36.6
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 18.7
93% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 43.8
DQ Mixed 78.2
72% 118 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
301GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 142 144 146 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 145
Write 119
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 144
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 116%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
920GB free
Firmware: LCM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 115 114 122 124 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 107
Write 99.2
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 117
68% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.1
112% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.C8FDD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 23.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 21.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 88%

 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 928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $716
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