MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 12:42
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 84.4
1-Core 99
2-Core 187
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 379
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.66
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 118
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 120
31% 106 fps
Splatting 83
0% 83 fps
Poor: 29% Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
904GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 92 106 138 81 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 108
Write 77.5
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 89.8
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
78% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$34
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
38.9% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 10.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $360
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