MSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive53% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VH (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 (49th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 478
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 492
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$29
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 482
Write 222
Mixed 207
66% 304 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 3.68
53% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 1.38
34% 83.2 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
876GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 54% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK4GX4M1A2400C16 029E CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 18.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 77%
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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-VH (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $383
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