MSI NIGHTBLADE B85C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics16.9% 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 Drive80.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMICRO-STAR MS-7851
MotherboardMSI NIGHTBLADE B85C  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateDec 27 '18 at 02:59
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
40.5% Average
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 147
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 216
34% 240 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Lighting 64.9
Reflection 43.5
Parallax 64.8
17% 57.7 fps
MRender 51
Gravity 67.2
Splatting 39
17% 52.4 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 303 305 288 296 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 411
Write 381
Mixed 342
SusWrite 299
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 22.9
106% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 314
238% 321 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 124%
SanDisk Cruzer Slide 4GB
4GB free, PID 5508
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.2 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.7 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
6.74% Terrible
Read 28
Write 7.5
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 7.4
13% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.74%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI16D3LU1KFG/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
23.4% Poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 6.8
21% 7.33 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 6.7
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 82.9
48% 82.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical NIGHTBLADE B85C Builds (Compare 307 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI NIGHTBLADE B85C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $430
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