MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
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 Date20161207
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 04:53
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 443
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 455
MC Mixed 446
66% 444 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 185
Parallax 217
67% 206 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 198
Splatting 156
72% 167 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST2000DM006-2DM164 250GB
153GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 493
Mixed 502
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 54.4
193% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 151
159% 261 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 124%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 157
Mixed 171
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 84%
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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 2,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $780
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HDDRAMUSB
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