MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.4% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:49
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4460-$181
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 93.5
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 342
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 359
54% 358 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 279
Parallax 275
93% 291 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 300
Splatting 226
104% 241 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
28GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 82.9
Write 77.5
Mixed 79.1
60% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.05
15% 0.16 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LU1KFG/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B85M-E45 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 2,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $499
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