MSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 67.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics44.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.3% 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-7A65
MotherboardMSI B250M GAMING PRO (MS-7A65)  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '17 at 00:25
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 G4620-$87
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
67.3% Good
SC Int 114
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 312
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 318
47% 313 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 3968) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 153
Reflection 123
Parallax 134
45% 137 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.7
43% 99.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 415
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 26.5
151% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 26.4
59% 114 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 125%
Samsung Flash Drive 32GB
28GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 148
Write 27.6
Mixed 36.6
67% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.69
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.46
70% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.5
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 90%
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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 1,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $579
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