MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.9% 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-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:30
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 410
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 438
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$199
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 193
Parallax 206
69% 210 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 208
Splatting 161
74% 173 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
931GB free
Firmware: AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 126
Mixed 124
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.26
99% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 69%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
667GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 169
Write 129
Mixed 118
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.1
60% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 23
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 91%
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 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 1,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $588
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