MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.2% 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)
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 17:28
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79.8% Very good
1-Core 135
2-Core 252
92% 193 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 686
72% 566 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
55.2% Above average
Lighting 220
Reflection 196
Parallax 208
56% 208 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 201
Splatting 160
54% 169 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC 250GB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 147 137 159 157 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 282
Mixed 243
SusWrite 154
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 51.4
186% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 219
188% 281 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
148GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 113 116 115 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 197
Mixed 109
SusWrite 114
115% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.1% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 90%
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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 3,586 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $520
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