MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive251% 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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A65
MotherboardMSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 14 '17 at 22:34
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 312
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 414
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
202GB free
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 2,396
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,346
364% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 41.9
209% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 177
197% 337 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 251%
Great: 267%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 154
Mixed 170
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98%
Great: 111%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
17GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 42.6
Write 42.9
Mixed 39.9
54% 41.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.1
34% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65) Builds (Compare 379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $628
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