MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.1% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 19:58
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 5 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.6% Good
1-Core 111
2-Core 210
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 386
48% 357 Pts
64-Core 368
25% 368 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4993) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 302
Reflection 280
Parallax 311
80% 298 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 279
Splatting 186
76% 218 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 109 103 112 100 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 366
Write 207
Mixed 235
SusWrite 106
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 47.6
165% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 164
137% 199 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
238GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 119 122 123 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 178
Write 155
Mixed 129
SusWrite 121
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.1
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.4%
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 H81M-E34 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 2,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $453
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