MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 16:32
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$206
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 590
63% 489 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
59.8% Above average
Lighting 74.1
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 76.2
60% 78 fps
MRender 76.8
Gravity 73.5
Splatting 65.9
60% 72.1 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 311 308 304 303 308 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 318
Mixed 290
SusWrite 309
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 29.1
133% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 247
212% 312 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 130%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 168 168 170 168 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 165
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 169
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SRT8G86U1-P9H 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.7
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 3R 5G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
37% 25% 61 119 89 120 27" 2560 1440 ACR052F XB271HU A
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Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 (MS-7817)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $395
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