MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 76%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.1% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '18 at 15:55
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 435
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 432
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 186
Parallax 199
65% 200 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 195
Splatting 154
70% 163 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$117
52GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 488
Mixed 501
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 13.9
119% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 13.9
98% 227 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
115GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 147
Mixed 149
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 80%
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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 750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 73%
Workstation 48%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $779
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