MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics149% 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 Drive104% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime3 Days
Run DateNov 17 '20 at 18:31
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 243
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 456
61% 448 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 191
Reflection 196
Parallax 199
154% 195 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 186
Splatting 127
142% 147 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 149%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 329 405 424 422 407 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 425
Mixed 328
SusWrite 380
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 41.4
150% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 251
213% 309 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 125%
Sandisk S-1T00 1TB
365GB free
Firmware: 411040RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 359 442 467 464 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 459
Mixed 312
SusWrite 416
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.1
183% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 165
172% 285 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2800C15-8GVRB 8502 2400 C15 Series 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 23.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 23.6
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77%
Great: 78%

 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 3,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $382
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