MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive56.2% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7788
MotherboardMSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 03 '19 at 01:36
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 91.7
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 340
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 349
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$189
CLim: 918 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 90.6
Parallax 80.7
29% 90.6 fps
MRender 100
Gravity 111
Splatting 77.6
41% 96.2 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 124 69 69 75 73 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
56.2% Above average
Read 222
Write 210
Mixed 183
SusWrite 101
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 34.7
123% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 49.2
43% 62.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 108%
OCZ VERTEX2 60GB
30GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 65 63 64 61 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 133
Write 82.5
Mixed 98.7
SusWrite 64.1
21% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 24.3
96% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 28.9
29% 45 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 51%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$55
516GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 77 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 88.7
Write 77.1
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 77.3
57% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-181.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.6
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) Builds (Compare 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $242
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