MSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 42.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics26% 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
12 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 22:09
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 G3258-$80
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
42.6% Average
SC Int 93
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 91.2
74% 92.2 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 169
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 174
26% 175 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
26% Poor
Lighting 71.2
Reflection 72.2
Parallax 93
24% 78.8 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 62.5
Splatting 75.8
27% 65.6 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 92 94 110 119 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69% Good
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 98.7
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 186 189 188 189 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 117
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 188
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Dark-1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 14.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81M-E33 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 3,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817) - $52

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $447
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