MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive25.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 05:14
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
56.2% Above average
1-Core 109
2-Core 164
68% 137 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 441
49% 378 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 258
Reflection 246
Parallax 273
67% 259 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 273
Splatting 181
68% 205 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$23
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 44 12 32 28 31 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
25.9% Poor
Read 192
Write 37.5
Mixed 61
SusWrite 29.9
17% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 0.1
45% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 5.4
30% 68 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 76%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
365GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 141 141 143 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 126
Write 137
Mixed 20
SusWrite 141
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
35% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 6.6
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 35%
Great: 91%
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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 3,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $239

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $842
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HDDRAMUSB
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