MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime22.9 Days
Run DateJul 07 '18 at 15:05
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-7400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 396
91% 404 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 410
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 184
Parallax 214
67% 206 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 197
Splatting 158
71% 167 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 76 90 103 106 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 85.2
Write 144
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 94.3
64% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.1
390% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52%
Great: 110%
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 above expectations (81st percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 12.5
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.8%
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-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 3,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $379
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