MSI H97M-E35 (MS-7846)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 76.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7846
MotherboardMSI H97M-E35 (MS-7846)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-4590-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
76.2% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 399
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 396
60% 398 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1550 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 167
43% 121 fps
MRender 56.6
Gravity 121
Splatting 78.5
37% 85.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 70 55 71 81 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 125
Write 54
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 69.4
58% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
33.7% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E35 (MS-7846) Builds (Compare 433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H97M-E35 (MS-7846) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $523
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