MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '20 at 03:20
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 220
86% 145 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 652
69% 538 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
MSI(1462 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
177% Outstanding
Lighting 214
Reflection 224
Parallax 243
173% 227 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 215
Splatting 141
181% 211 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 177%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 144 153 154 143 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 475
Mixed 379
SusWrite 167
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.8
215% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 68
60% 86.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 123%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
224GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 31 33 37 38 38 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19.4% Very poor
Read 41.5
Write 41.5
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 36
9% 40 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 14.6
48% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 14
DQ Write 15.6
DQ Mixed 14.9
11% 14.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 98%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
876GB free
Firmware: S0614B0G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 52 55 56 56 58 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 138% Great: 324%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
203GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 95 96 96 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 202
Write 175
Mixed 108
SusWrite 94.8
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron TEAMGROUP-UD4-2133 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 10.1
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 50%

 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 3,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $379
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