MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 53.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:06
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i5-4440-$228
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
53.6% Above average
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 82.5
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 264
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 263
39% 262 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 169
Parallax 268
66% 206 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 175
Splatting 124
63% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
85GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
916GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 187
Mixed 167
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.36
113% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 11.9
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 60%
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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 2,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $457
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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