MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 63.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.47% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive44% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140722
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 12:26
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$500
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.9% Good
Memory 90.5
1-Core 100
2-Core 179
75% 123 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 286
32% 246 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Zotac(19DA 8327) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
6.47% Terrible
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 8.8
Parallax 9.4
7% 8.8 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 7
6% 8.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.47%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte SSD 240GB-$34
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 94 79 131 40 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
44% Average
Read 433
Write 180
Mixed 316
SusWrite 93.1
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 59
DQ Write 49.1
DQ Mixed 22
25% 43.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 44%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
703GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 131 129 131 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 119
Write 113
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 129
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 15.8
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 63%

 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 3,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $438
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