MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 157%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics237% 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 Drive27.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateDec 17 '20 at 16:54
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-7100-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 81.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 227
82% 143 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 321
44% 319 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Asus(1043 87B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
237% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 294
Parallax 348
254% 319 fps
MRender 353
Gravity 254
Splatting 189
217% 266 fps
Poor: 191%
This bench: 237%
Great: 261%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$30
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 94 98 107 132 172 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.8% Poor
Read 165
Write 89.6
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 130
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 10.3
41% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 15.3
DQ Write 16.4
DQ Mixed 15.4
12% 15.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 8GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 23.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.4%
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 3,406 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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