MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.65% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A70
MotherboardMSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 05 '17 at 10:49
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 452
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 455
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A70) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4565
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
8.65% Terrible
Lighting 22.9
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 23.9
7% 25.6 fps
MRender 17.4
Gravity 19.9
Splatting 36
10% 24.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.65%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
800GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 120
Write 125
Mixed 109
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.3
132% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$95
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 13.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) Builds (Compare 1,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VDH (MS-7A70) - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $460
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