MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 42.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory0.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:18
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 G3250-$310
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
42.9% Average
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 90.6
72% 90.6 Pts
QC Int 164
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 172
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 176
26% 176 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 176
Parallax 195
62% 192 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 191
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
600GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 159
Write 141
Mixed 135
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.14
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT25664BA160B.C16F 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.3% Above average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 61%
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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 2,697 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: 66% - Good Total price: $484
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