MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics28.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 10:21
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 404
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$128
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Lighting 34
Reflection 42.3
Parallax 34.7
28% 37 fps
MRender 42.1
Gravity 35
Splatting 24.4
29% 33.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 390 168 347 151 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 432
Mixed 377
SusWrite 268
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 54.7
193% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 259
220% 322 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
13GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 403
Write 374
Mixed 287
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 24.4
131% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 138
136% 211 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 81%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
405GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 154 157 139 142 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 129
Write 120
Mixed 15.4
SusWrite 148
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT4G4DFS824A.C8FHP 859B CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 859B CT4G4DFS824A.C8FADP 859B CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.9
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $544
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