MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A65
MotherboardMSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 16:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68.1% Good
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 424
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$177
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.2% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 185
Parallax 309
60% 236 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 133
54% 165 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 478
Write 475
Mixed 368
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 61.7
217% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 352
266% 358 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 124%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$19
129GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 70 70 68 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 68.8
67% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2133C15-8GNS Kingston KHX2133C14/8G 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 21.9
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65) Builds (Compare 3,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $530
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $219
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $618SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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