MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:05
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 102
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 356
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 428
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$155
EVGA(3842 1958) 2GB
MaxC: 1506 MHz, MaxM: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
32.3% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 86.8
Parallax 97.5
30% 94.8 fps
MRender 79.1
Gravity 93.3
Splatting 72.8
40% 81.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$108
102GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 490
Write 260
Mixed 270
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 24
106% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 46.6
74% 147 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 19.7
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81M-P33 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 2,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817) - $44

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $338
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