MSI H81I (MS-7851)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7851
MotherboardMSI H81I (MS-7851)  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2263 x 1273 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131202
Uptime9.8 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:59
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-4770K-$474
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 385
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 561
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2990) 2GB
MaxC: 1228 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46.2% Average
Lighting 127
Reflection 101
Parallax 164
43% 131 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 147
Splatting 82.1
55% 114 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
120GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 108
Write 134
Mixed 126
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 102%
Seagate Portable 320GB
11GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 32.4
Write 30.7
Mixed 5.49
26% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.14
18% 0.29 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.5
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81I (MS-7851) Builds (Compare 302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H81I (MS-7851) - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $640
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