MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics90.1% 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.
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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:29
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$184
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Memory 83.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 344
53% 376 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8620) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 109
Reflection 157
Parallax 114
88% 126 fps
MRender 93
Gravity 120
Splatting 0.2
93% 71.2 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
588GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 118 84 134 141 133 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 131
Write 165
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 120
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 22.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 79%

 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 2,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $360
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