MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.2% 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 Drive85.9% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 28 '17 at 16:29
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-4590-$242
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 98.1
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 413
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 420
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
47.2% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 134
Parallax 197
50% 157 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 122
Splatting 85.2
45% 105 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 418
Write 359
Mixed 382
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 27.5
127% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 43.4
78% 154 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
133GB free
Firmware: 1A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 138
Write 113
Mixed 122
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
62GB free
Firmware: CC37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 72.4
Write 70.5
Mixed 64.4
52% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.49
107% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 71%
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 (99th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 21.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.8%
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 B85M-E45 (MS-7817) Builds (Compare 2,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $516
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