MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive35.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A64
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 05:08
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 83.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 239
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 450
62% 450 Pts
64-Core 455
31% 455 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.2% Good
Lighting 86.7
Reflection 83
Parallax 79.9
70% 83.2 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 77
Splatting 69.1
66% 84.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 25 19 57 44 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 362
Write 17
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 42.8
22% 107 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 11
62% 15.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 86%
WDC WDS500G2B0A 500GB
125GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 409 419 434 431 433 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 460
Mixed 379
SusWrite 410
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.7
185% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 286
233% 332 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 988GB
571GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 184 182 186 186 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 164
Mixed 85
SusWrite 182
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$53
210GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 122 123 123 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 147
Mixed 39
SusWrite 122
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 107%
Samsung Flash Drive FIT 128GB
99GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 17 0 5.4 33 33 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 41
Write 28.3
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 19.7
37% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 1.3
427% 6 MB/s
DQ Read 7.7
DQ Write 12.1
DQ Mixed 1.3
484% 7.03 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 04CD F4-2400C15-8GVR 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.8% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.9
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64) Builds (Compare 584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $827
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