MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive18.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7788
MotherboardMSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120417
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 04:21
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-2100-$50
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
37.7% Below average
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 128
48% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 158
23% 164 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
Sapphire(174B 1341) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 3.4
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 3.5
1% 3.33 fps
MRender 2.8
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 3.4
1% 2.9 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 52 50 44 50 44 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
18.8% Very poor
Read 94.3
Write 64.5
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 45.1
12% 53.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 8.4
36% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 0.1
8% 18.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$40
184GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 86 87 88 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 77
Write 84.8
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 86.4
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 69%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 124GB
103GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 7.9 13 8.4 12 5.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
7.93% Terrible
Read 26.3
Write 7.5
Mixed 12
SusWrite 8.6
16% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
55% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.93%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788) Builds (Compare 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $236
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