MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170717
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 15:11
Run Duration62 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$116
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
59.5% Above average
SC Int 111
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 278
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 274
41% 275 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 100
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
38.4% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 11.1
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 47%
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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-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 3,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $464
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