MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7788
MotherboardMSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120704
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 23:30
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User SUR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3550-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 82
1-Core 99
2-Core 192
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 359
50% 365 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
465GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 210 211 211 213 211 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62.1% Good
Read 221
Write 213
Mixed 196
SusWrite 211
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 38.9
120% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.5
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 47.6
39% 54 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$52
589GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 86 92 97 96 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 44.3
Write 49.6
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 90
48% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 86%
WD Elements 1TB
131GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 26 25 26 26 26 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
15.6% Very poor
Read 28.3
Write 23.3
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 25.6
33% 24.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 51264T160KMTI 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 17.6
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) Builds (Compare 641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $179
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