MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.3% 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-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141211
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:49
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 402
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 591
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 3GB
CLim: 1072 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.3% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 190
50% 141 fps
MRender 68.3
Gravity 128
Splatting 97.2
42% 97.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 141
Write 160
Mixed 135
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
33.3% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 8.7
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.4
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 34%
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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 2,760 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: $511
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