MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 54.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive91.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 12:34
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
54.7% Above average
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 177
58% 127 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 328
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 112
Parallax 129
32% 121 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 117
Splatting 77.2
30% 91.7 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 300 305 307 305 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 436
Mixed 373
SusWrite 300
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 36.4
126% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 125%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
622GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 154 150 155 155 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 159
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 153
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 12
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 9.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 9,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $660
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HDDRAMUSB
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