MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime16.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:51
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Pentium G3220-$68
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42.4% Average
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 90
SC Mixed 87.2
71% 88.6 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 174
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 176
27% 177 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1045 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
4.85% Terrible
Lighting 13.6
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 11.4
4% 12.9 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 15.2
Splatting 15
6% 13.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.85%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD642JJ 640GB-$61
427GB free
Firmware: 1AA01110 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 93.7
Write 102
Mixed 96.1
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.44
115% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BA160BJ.C8 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
28.8% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 8.2
26% 8.93 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 8.3
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 33%
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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 3,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817) - $46

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $461
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