MSI B85-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.1% 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 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI B85-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150401
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 02 '18 at 16:18
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i3-4170-$128
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.7% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 288
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 288
43% 287 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.659.0
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 86.3
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 123
31% 97.3 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 79.6
Splatting 79.9
31% 74.9 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 153
Mixed 138
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.32
123% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 57.6
70% 57.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B85-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $719
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