MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics98.9% 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 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.
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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateOct 25 '20 at 07:39
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 (5th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 79
1-Core 106
2-Core 171
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 500
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68%
Great: 89%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
MSI(1462 C304) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2205 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.9% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 134
Parallax 113
104% 124 fps
MRender 95
Gravity 124
Splatting 104
59% 108 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 109%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A70) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
5.74% Terrible
Lighting 6.87
Reflection 9.12
Parallax 6.81
6% 7.6 fps
MRender 8.81
Gravity 6.37
Splatting 14
6% 9.73 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.74%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
16GB free
Firmware: R0427ANR
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 477
Write 393
Mixed 406
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 47.3
166% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 234
190% 266 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 137 158 174 151 181 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 10.7
Write 49.5
Mixed 11
SusWrite 151
40% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
75% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
50% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 82.4
49% 82.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 1,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $612
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