MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:18
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 20%

 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 475
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 476
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 181
Parallax 194
62% 194 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 199
Splatting 161
73% 170 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
882GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 178
Mixed 137
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.29
100% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.C8FHD1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
41.8% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 82.3
49% 82.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 3,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $378
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