MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
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 73.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.95% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 21:34
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
73.2% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 570
54% 437 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 1GB
CLim: 993 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
8.95% Terrible
Lighting 28
Reflection 22.2
Parallax 33.4
7% 27.9 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 32.4
Splatting 26.9
9% 28.3 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.95%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 74 76 78 79 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 74.3
65% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
45GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 89 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 98.8
Write 48.7
Mixed 54
SusWrite 89
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 77%
Samsung HD502HI 500GB-$107
128GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 91 90 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 82.5
Write 47.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 91.1
50% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 60%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
98GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 53 38 51 38 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27% Poor
Read 48.3
Write 29.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 45.5
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 27%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
160GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 102 99 104 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 73.5
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 102
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 115%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$92
322GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 74 78 107 103 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 109
Write 91.5
Mixed 59
SusWrite 96
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9965525-139.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
56.3% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.7
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.6
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 56.3%
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 14,331 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: 55% - Above average Total price: $420
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