MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 130%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 111%
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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics141% 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 Drive113% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 06 '17 at 00:46
Run Duration250 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 15%

 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 (78th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 744
79% 618 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.3%
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: 385.41
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
141% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 539
Parallax 594
149% 566 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 543
Splatting 285
141% 366 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 141%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 416
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.4
177% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 104
130% 234 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
3TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 183
Mixed 173
135% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3.43
4K Mixed 0.41
147% 1.58 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Corsair Voyager 32GB
7GB free, PID 1ab1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
6.02% Terrible
Read 20.4
Write 7.05
Mixed 9.31
13% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.43
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.002
24% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.02%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 23.3
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 25.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82%
Great: 92%

 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 693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 83%
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Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $552
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