MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.8% 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 Drive114% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '22 at 21:05
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 87
1-Core 123
2-Core 246
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 473
64% 475 Pts
64-Core 471
29% 471 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$115
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 43.4
Reflection 42.7
Parallax 40.4
35% 42.2 fps
MRender 38.2
Gravity 43.7
Splatting 28.6
34% 36.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 240 147 149 151 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 451
Mixed 380
SusWrite 196
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 62.8
214% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$33
254GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 86 86 86 86 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 83.4
Write 78.6
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 84.7
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$30
149GB free
Firmware: 58.01D58
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 71 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
40% Average
Read 68.5
Write 70
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 70.4
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
492GB free
Firmware: HPH3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 151 151 155 155 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 168
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 146
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 13.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 5 60 21.5" 1280 720 ACI22FA VE228
Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $445
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HDDRAMUSB
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