MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.29% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive88.2% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '20 at 03:50
Run Duration1837 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
68.7% Good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 196
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 453
50% 383 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A74) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7990
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
5.29% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 8.58
Parallax 7.12
6% 7.63 fps
MRender 9.14
Gravity 5.07
Splatting 13.1
5% 9.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.29%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme NE-256 256GB
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0607A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 403 186 104 82 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 1,011
Write 823
Mixed 608
SusWrite 203
147% 661 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 7.6
82% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 44.9
96% 202 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 183%
Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB-$150
246GB free
Firmware: JPFOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 88 90 86 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 69.2
Write 85.4
Mixed 45
SusWrite 87.7
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 52%
WD Re 3TB (2012)-$112
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01K04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 144 146 149 143 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 165
Write 136
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 145
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 15.6
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 83%

 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 3,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

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