MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.12% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A74
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 08:05
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 88
1-Core 102
2-Core 198
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 379
52% 377 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4300
Asus(1043 02A8) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.12% Terrible
Lighting 1.7
Reflection 3.3
Parallax 1.6
1% 2.2 fps
MRender 1.6
Gravity 0.9
Splatting 1.7
1% 1.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.12%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 142 140 112 125 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 412
Write 349
Mixed 163
SusWrite 143
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 12.9
72% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 33.1
46% 86 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT4G4DFS824A.C8FDD2 Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74) Builds (Compare 3,591 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: 61% - Good Total price: $385
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