MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 26 '21 at 03:46
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Memory 78.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 188
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 410
53% 390 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$465
HP(103C 87A5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
60% Good
Lighting 78.1
Reflection 75.7
Parallax 73
63% 75.6 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 71.7
Splatting 58.4
56% 63.6 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 453 460 469 471 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 435
Mixed 404
SusWrite 453
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59
201% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
930GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 174 173 176 177 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 149
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 173
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 107%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$42
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 146 145 146 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 159
Write 111
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 145
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 19.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 24" 1280 720 SPT09A7 C24
Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 3,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $389
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HDDRAMUSB
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