MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7817
MotherboardMSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140722
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 19:24
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$95
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 93.2
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 192
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 354
50% 360 Pts
64-Core 363
24% 363 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.9% Above average
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 73
57% 74.3 fps
MRender 77
Gravity 69.8
Splatting 62.3
57% 69.7 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 525ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 80.7
Write 96.4
Mixed 102
21% 93 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 28.8
101% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 73.5
DQ Write 92.1
DQ Mixed 85.2
64% 83.6 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 74%
Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB-$70
76GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 50.7
Write 46.2
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 42.2
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 17.5
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 60%

 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 3,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $473
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