MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 18:31
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-7600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 123
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 484
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 499
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 199
Parallax 229
72% 221 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
158GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 49.6
181% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 130
148% 255 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$44
608GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 107
Write 97.1
Mixed 98
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.1% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 15.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 73%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $874
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