MSI B250M BAZOOKA (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 as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 56.9%, 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '17 at 00:31
Run Duration54 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 Pentium G4560-$69
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 90.9
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 274
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 306
MC Mixed 293
43% 286 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 187
Mixed 184
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$67
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
40% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40%
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 BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $548
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