MSI MS-1491

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 40%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.31% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star X460/X460DX
MotherboardMSI MS-1491  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120203
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 22:09
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2430M-$106
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
40% Average
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 188
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
MSI(1462 108D) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
1.31% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 11.9
Parallax 5.2
2% 8.13 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.4
1% 6.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.31%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$82
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 94 119 119 93 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 338
Write 133
Mixed 188
SusWrite 101
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 22.8
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 134
105% 145 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya M2S4G64CB8HD5N-CG 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
30.1% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 8.9
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 8.9
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.1%
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 MS-1491 Builds (Compare 36 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI MS-1491

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $183
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