MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.59% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7788
MotherboardMSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 17:32
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU7%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$785
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 178
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 453
50% 387 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V2 1.35 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7788) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
1.59% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 1.7
2% 2.27 fps
MRender 3.2
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 2.9
1% 2.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.59%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 35 52 67 39 32 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 39.5
60% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
402GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 0.3 0.1 1.3 1.6 2.2 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Write 0.2
SusWrite 1.3
0% 0.75 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 71%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$30
39GB free
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 54 57 39 31 24 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 86.6
Write 55.2
Mixed 45.3
SusWrite 36.9
41% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 54%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$32
26GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 70 74 58 49 30 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 97.5
Write 101
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 49.3
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DHX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 4 60 23.1" 1280 720 GSM5900 IPS237
Typical H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) Builds (Compare 1,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $299
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