MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 Drive239% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateJul 04 '17 at 00:09
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 733
78% 608 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
138% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 516
Parallax 622
145% 563 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 533
Splatting 277
139% 359 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 138%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,932
Write 1,260
Mixed 1,157
320% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 48.9
217% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 484
DQ Write 394
DQ Mixed 30.3
134% 303 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 239%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 171
Mixed 173
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.19
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.7% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 21.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.4
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 107%

 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 692 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $552
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