MSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 37.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 21:09
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-4170-$128
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
37.5% Below average
1-Core 64.7
2-Core 125
45% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 234
27% 208 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
POV(1ACC 6211) 1GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 266 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
2.67% Terrible
Lighting 8.1
Reflection 9.4
Parallax 9.2
2% 8.9 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 4.5
3% 6.67 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.67%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 92 99 110 118 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 113
Write 112
Mixed 39
SusWrite 106
67% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-052.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
17% Very poor
MC Read 5.7
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 5.5
17% 5.83 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 4.5
14% 4.73 GB/s
Latency 189
21% 189 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 17%
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 H81M-E33 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 6,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817) - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $353
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