MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMar 27 '20 at 02:28
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65.8% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 206
72% 154 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 373
50% 367 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
Asus(1043 872A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.08
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 267
Reflection 213
Parallax 269
70% 250 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 229
Splatting 170
68% 213 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$90
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 344 361 364 366 363 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 433
Mixed 408
SusWrite 345
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 49.7
162% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 358
269% 358 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
301GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 116 117 117 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 115
70% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C15 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 17.3
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 4,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $666
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