MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics24.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.8% 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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:35
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 105
2-Core 211
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 416
57% 414 Pts
64-Core 409
28% 409 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.1% Poor
Lighting 95.2
Reflection 175
Parallax 190
25% 153 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 57.6
Splatting 156
24% 125 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 220 236 239 226 235 MB/s
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
87.8% Excellent
Read 251
Write 238
Mixed 239
SusWrite 217
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 55
178% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 191
143% 191 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%

 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 14,759 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $418
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