MSI B85-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.7% 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)
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI B85-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150401
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '21 at 22:15
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$206
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 92.1
1-Core 110
2-Core 194
79% 132 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 563
57% 453 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1585 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
53.7% Above average
Lighting 65.3
Reflection 76.8
Parallax 68.6
53% 70.2 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 60.7
55% 67.4 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 55%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$167
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 454 463 456 445 437 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 466
Mixed 414
SusWrite 445
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 57.2
197% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 290
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.2
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60%
Great: 63%

 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 1,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $616
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