MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 54.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.6% 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)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 09:59
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
54.4% Above average
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 163
61% 127 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 273
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
29.6% Poor
Lighting 108
Reflection 74.6
Parallax 108
28% 97.1 fps
MRender 74.6
Gravity 109
Splatting 78.8
30% 87.6 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2224
Write 2,032
Mixed 1,573
432% 1,943 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 74
241% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 874
654% 873 MB/s
Poor: 200% Great: 335%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
164GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 123 122 123 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 180
Write 147
Mixed 29
SusWrite 122
86% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.9
359% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 92.2
43% 92.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 6,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $361
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