MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 16:05
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 449
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 452
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Lighting 254
Reflection 214
Parallax 228
73% 232 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 228
Splatting 180
89% 193 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$58
910GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 121
Write 120
Mixed 118
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 69%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
786GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 136
Write 175
Mixed 135
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 5.37
4K Mixed 0.95
240% 2.39 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 25.5
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 25.1
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 83%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $689
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