MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Gaming 79%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 61%
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 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 09 '20 at 08:31
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 79.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 241
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 577
65% 500 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.9% Excellent
Lighting 347
Reflection 294
Parallax 372
91% 338 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 298
Splatting 186
87% 258 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 299 302 298 306 305 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 479
Write 407
Mixed 345
SusWrite 296
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 32.7
118% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 214
166% 235 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 127%
WD Elements SE 25FE 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25fe
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 113 111 109 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 143
Write 116
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 111
145% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.3
171% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1A1 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 10.1
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 10.6
SC Mixed 9.9
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.7%
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 7,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
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Desktop 66%
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Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

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