MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.12% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 12 '17 at 11:38
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-7600-$223
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 487
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 489
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A72) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
8.12% Terrible
Lighting 22.4
Reflection 28.3
Parallax 22.8
7% 24.5 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 20.1
Splatting 38
14% 27.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.12%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$170
209GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 409
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 33.7
165% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 92.4
115% 202 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$136
836GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 147
Mixed 145
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.19
95% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 93%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
89GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 123
Write 116
Mixed 112
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSA.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 28.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 21.3
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $739
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