MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 47.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive92.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 11:09
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$185
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.1% Average
1-Core 86.2
2-Core 150
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 215
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 176
Parallax 211
52% 196 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 192
Splatting 157
53% 166 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 212 213 207 205 217 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 191
Mixed 234
SusWrite 213
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39.7
157% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 201
176% 268 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
28.7% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.07 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.7%
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 B85M-E45 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 4,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $560
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