MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 65.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive46.4% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:32
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-4160-$120
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65.9% Good
Memory 83.7
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 143
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 281
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 340 262 77 86 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 407
Write 335
Mixed 308
SusWrite 191
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 1.3
57% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 1
21% 47.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 97%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
3GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
5.63% Terrible
Read 18.4
Write 5
Mixed 4
SusWrite 6.1
9% 8.38 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.63%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58%
Great: 64%

 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 4,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817) - $58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $401
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