MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics0.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 22 '19 at 01:45
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 91
1-Core 98
2-Core 188
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 375
51% 374 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
Asus(1043 852D) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.95
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.96% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 6.7
Parallax 1.6
1% 4.07 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 4.1
1% 4.03 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.96%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
810GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 119 149 172 157 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 184
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 133
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 18.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.4%
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 H81M-P33 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 14,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817) - $58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $420
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