MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive104% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 30 '20 at 04:24
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 91.2
1-Core 103
2-Core 205
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 396
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 220
Reflection 182
Parallax 280
58% 227 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 213
Splatting 130
58% 162 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon LCH-256V2S-11 2.5 7mm 256GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC8110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 341 341 341 222 222 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 343
Mixed 307
SusWrite 300
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49.8
170% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 207
185% 279 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 101%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA330 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 120 119 118 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68% Good
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 59
SusWrite 120
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 23.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 90%
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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 7,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $359
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