MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.5% 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.
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 9 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:16
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 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-$182
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 90.6
SC Mixed 100
76% 94.4 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 382
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 384
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 156
Parallax 278
71% 212 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 158
Splatting 174
64% 153 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$135
143GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 365
Mixed 367
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 37.1
136% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 76.2
104% 191 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$89
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 140
Write 147
Mixed 87.2
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
312GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 158
Mixed 25.6
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.24
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609ES2LX0. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.3% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.6
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 36.3%
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 1,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $447
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