MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics98% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A65
MotherboardMSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 14:44
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%
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 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$255
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 526
56% 435 Pts
64-Core 585
39% 585 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3360) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98% Outstanding
Lighting 109
Reflection 164
Parallax 109
88% 128 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 139
Splatting 124
110% 127 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 393
Write 388
Mixed 342
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 22.3
105% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 306
214% 266 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 93%
Crucial MX500 250GB-$44
45GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 346 351 364 351 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 368
Mixed 375
SusWrite 303
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 46
156% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 271
226% 326 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
Acer FA100 1TB
617GB free
Firmware: 1.Z.J.2X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 873 725 742 765 764 763 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,217
Write 1,268
Mixed 1202
SusWrite 772
251% 1,115 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 52.3
208% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 196
292% 573 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 193%
Great: 321%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$86
966GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 119 119 119 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 139
Write 138
Mixed 71
SusWrite 118
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74%
Great: 95%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
275GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
20.1% Poor
Read 36.6
Write 35.5
Mixed 26.4
SusWrite 37.9
46% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 25.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 19.3
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65) Builds (Compare 2,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $585
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HDDRAMUSB
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