MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 65.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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-7816
MotherboardMSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150410
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJul 18 '19 at 09:20
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590-$181
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65.7% Good
1-Core 107
2-Core 211
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 412
56% 412 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 205
Reflection 181
Parallax 200
53% 195 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 193
Splatting 134
52% 161 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
116GB free
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 395 405 405 408 410 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 425
Mixed 392
SusWrite 404
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 45.1
157% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 157
141% 207 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 65 93 115 123 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
64% Good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 98.7
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64%
Great: 115%
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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
63.1% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 19.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 64%
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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 B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 4,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $761
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $196AMD RX 580 $173Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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