MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Gaming 60%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 48%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 14 '17 at 20:48
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 426
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 253
Reflection 212
Parallax 224
66% 229 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 230
Splatting 176
62% 187 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 424
Write 114
Mixed 164
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 15.7
110% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 7.52
22% 45.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 74%
Samsung HM100UI 1TB-$47
538GB free
Firmware: 2AM10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 57.2
Write 35
Mixed 36.5
32% 42.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.23
57% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 17.5
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B85M-E45 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 6,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 35%
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Desktop 59%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $558
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