MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 56%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.16% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (75%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7788
MotherboardMSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788)  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 19:56
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 75%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
56% Above average
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 164
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 330
44% 326 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2500 (Desktop 1.05 GHz)
MSI(1462 7788) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.16% Terrible
Lighting 5.1
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 4.2
1% 4.57 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 7.7
1% 5.83 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.16%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 216 220 220 221 218 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67.9% Good
Read 243
Write 218
Mixed 210
SusWrite 218
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 33
117% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 142
122% 179 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial ST51264BA1339.M16F 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
27.6% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 7.8
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 30%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788) Builds (Compare 1,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $236
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