MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:03
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 100
79% 99 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 377
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 371
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gainward(10B0 1401) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
42% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 116
Parallax 142
43% 131 fps
MRender 83.8
Gravity 120
Splatting 82.5
41% 95.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 89 89 85 96 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 244
Write 125
Mixed 170
SusWrite 91.1
35% 157 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.3
132% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 94.3
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 100
78% 106 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
627GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 152 151 151 147 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 153
Write 159
Mixed 76.6
SusWrite 149
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.9%
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 (96th percentile)
35.5% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 35.5%
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 B85M-E45 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 2,773 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 B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $516
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