MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 04 '20 at 22:42
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 226
87% 148 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 650
67% 528 Pts
64-Core 628
42% 628 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB; MSI Ventux 3X OC
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 193
Reflection 168
Parallax 181
156% 180 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 144
Splatting 121
120% 148 fps
Poor: 128%
This bench: 139%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 202 203 211 203 213 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 479
Write 250
Mixed 188
SusWrite 211
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 28
87% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 55.2
DQ Mixed 67.2
57% 84.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
28GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 81 88 103 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 112
Write 104
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 85.6
68% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 71%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 39 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 38.7
Write 38.7
Mixed 24
SusWrite 39.6
48% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.7
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.1
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 88%

 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 3,404 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: $387
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