MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive227% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7A64
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 03 '18 at 16:47
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-7700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 118
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 488
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 676
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3205) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
35.7% Below average
Lighting 137
Reflection 114
Parallax 126
41% 126 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 71.8
32% 73.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 509 315 312 310 312 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,984
Write 1,221
Mixed 498
SusWrite 345
222% 1,012 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 58.4
264% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 1,101
DQ Mixed 1,062
802% 1,069 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 227%
Great: 235%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$56
599GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 127 127 128 128 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 107
Write 112
Mixed 81
SusWrite 126
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 103%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A64) Builds (Compare 561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A64)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $544
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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