MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 72%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140701
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:17
Run Duration56 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72% Very good
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 100
79% 98.5 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 372
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 377
55% 368 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
673GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 156
Write 146
Mixed 80.1
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
34.4% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 10.1
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 36%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81M-E34 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $481
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HDDRAMUSB
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