MSI NIGHTBLADE B85

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.1% 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 Drive87.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMICRO-STAR MS-7887
MotherboardMSI NIGHTBLADE B85  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150730
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:23
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 429
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 588
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 211
Parallax 235
73% 228 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 216
Splatting 149
76% 177 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6S 128GB-$97
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 470
Write 313
Mixed 370
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 29.2
118% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 76.5
118% 226 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 96%
Liteon IT LCS-128L9S-HP 128GB
15GB free
Firmware: 9C08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 472
Write 330
Mixed 369
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 34.9
115% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 77.8
112% 210 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 91%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$60
918GB free
Firmware: LVD3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 66.6
Write 105
Mixed 89.6
66% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 5.32
4K Mixed 0.65
202% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
719GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 145
Write 145
Mixed 146
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI16D3LU1MNG/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.7%
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 NIGHTBLADE B85 Builds (Compare 21 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI NIGHTBLADE B85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $905
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