MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive98.4% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 10:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 89.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 547
61% 469 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Lighting 204
Reflection 178
Parallax 196
54% 193 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 193
Splatting 127
54% 157 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$43
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 406 426 426 307 210 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 407
Mixed 410
SusWrite 338
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 41.9
140% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 156
172% 291 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 122%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$107
774GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 76 72 95 122 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 77.2
Write 83.3
Mixed 59
SusWrite 89.6
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KP382H-HYC KHX1600C10D3/8G KP382H-HYC KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.2% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
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Desktop 78%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $750
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