MSI MS-B9181

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star B360 Gaming Aegis 3 8 (MS-B918)
MotherboardMSI MS-B9181  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 20:10
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 131
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 509
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 880
MC Float 989
MC Mixed 926
139% 931 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 200
Parallax 233
70% 219 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 213
Splatting 169
76% 178 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$48
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 278 279 280 278 280 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,804
Write 842
Mixed 414
SusWrite 309
184% 842 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 79.8
222% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 367
302% 450 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 184%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 196 197 196 199 199 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 154
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 196
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78% Very good
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-B9181 Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MS-B9181

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $578
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