Performance Results

Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 71.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.32% 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 Drive59.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD(MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161014
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '17 at 02:42
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium G4560-$65
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Memory 92.3
1-Core 108
2-Core 173
77% 125 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 294
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
MSI(1462 8094) 2GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
5.32% Terrible
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 28.8
6% 24.7 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 19
Splatting 18.6
5% 17.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.32%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKGW080A4 80GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC31 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 454
Write 101
Mixed 158
51% 238 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 13.9
112% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 35.1
34% 50.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 72%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA632 1TB-$82
2.5TB free
Firmware: JP4OA41A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 131
Write 125
Mixed 125
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.42
101% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.M8FA 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 43%

 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 74 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 21%

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD(MS-7A74) - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $480
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