MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 17 '17 at 06:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$186
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 446
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 449
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
Gigabyte(1458 3542) 2GB
MaxC: 1267 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42.2% Average
Lighting 118
Reflection 94
Parallax 147
39% 120 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 139
Splatting 84.5
51% 109 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$66
82GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 457
Write 198
Mixed 222
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 8.96
69% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 22.6
68% 150 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 64%
Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016)-$62
854GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 149
Write 155
Mixed 136
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.14
73% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$106
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.2
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.8%
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 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $676
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