MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics116% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 17:55
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
79% Very good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 222
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 476
57% 428 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 457
Reflection 394
Parallax 454
120% 435 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 441
Splatting 266
116% 318 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD2500AAKX-603CA0 240GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 38 25 45 25 32 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 389
Write 85.3
Mixed 252
SusWrite 41.3
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 21.7
113% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 25.6
48% 96.1 MB/s
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$106
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 116
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
333GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 99 100 100 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 78.3
Write 73.7
Mixed 51
SusWrite 99.8
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 22.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 106%

 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 1,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $596
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