MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive77.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:27
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-7100-$128
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.1% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 326
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 315
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 82.3
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 113
Splatting 84
40% 92.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$47
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 511
Write 428
Mixed 337
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 6.58
88% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 6.39
43% 92 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
857GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 166
Mixed 145
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.31
102% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$178
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42.7% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.4
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.5
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $740
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