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MSI B85C-084EU

MSI B85C-084EU 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 2.1TB HDD+SSD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Sturdy, stable and solid, the MSI Nightblade B85 is loaded with the perfect ammunition for PC gamers that do not want to compromise on gaming performance. Housing a highly appraised MSI GAMING... More
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MSI Has Good Computer Reviews

MSI is one of the superior PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and MSI also has good reviews for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on computers of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The B85C-084EU has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the B85C-084EU. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the B85C-084EU is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The MSI B85C-084EU has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the B85C-084EU. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the B85C-084EU is 1.8TB.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the B85C-084EU the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB. When compared to other similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago, the hard drive capacity of the B85C-084EU of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB. When compared to other similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago that we have checked, the MSI B85C-084EU's total storage capacity of 2,128 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.6 gigahertz, the B85C-084EU has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and spec to the B85C-084EU. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the B85C-084EU range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

If this MSI desktop computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP 440 MT[plb_2949579_price] (3.7GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Two Storage Drives Installed

The B85C-084EU has more storage drives installed than most of the medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago. Most of the computers of a similar spec and age to the B85C-084EU only have one storage drive installed, however this computer has two storage drives installed.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the B85C-084EU has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the B85C-084EU range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The B85C-084EU is a six USB 2.0 port PC. Most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the B85C-084EU have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.

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Eight Processor Threads

The MSI B85C-084EU has more processor threads than most of the desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the B85C-084EU. This computer is a eight processor thread personal computer compared to most of the PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B85C-084EU which only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the B85C-084EU has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the B85C-084EU. Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the B85C-084EU have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the B85C-084EU has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the B85C-084EU. The discrete graphics adapter memory of PCs that are a similar age to the B85C-084EU range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the B85C-084EU have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the B85C-084EU which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The B85C-084EU has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec computers that were launched more than a year ago is 33GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of PCs that were launched around the same time as the B85C-084EU is 10GB/s and the fastest is 68GB/s. The max memory bandwidth supported processor of the MSI B85C-084EU of only 25.6 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest amongst PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The average max internal memory supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the B85C-084EU is 65GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of only 32 gigabytes, the B85C-084EU has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other computers of a similar type and age to the B85C-084EU.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Only One PS/2 Port

The B85C-084EU is a one PS/2 port computer.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The B85C-084EU has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the B85C-084EU. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the B85C-084EU is 4.3GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The MSI B85C-084EU has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this MSI computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the B85C-084EU is 200GB. The B85C-084EU has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the B85C-084EU.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the B85C-084EU have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the MSI B85C-084EU which has one DisplayPort.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of desktop computers of this age and spec is 1,800MHz. The B85C-084EU has one of the slowest memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age.

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Quite Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the MSI B85C-084EU has a very low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the B85C-084EU. The lowest system bus data transfer rate of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B85C-084EU is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The B85C-084EU has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 32,768 megabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average maximum internal memory of desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the B85C-084EU is 75GB.

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Heavy

The MSI B85C-084EU is one of the heavier computers that have been available for around the same time as the B85C-084EU (10 kilograms) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that were released one year ago the weights range from 38g to 100kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the MSI B85C-084EU

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the B85C-084EU has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the B85C-084EU.

Personal computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3121374_price] (10GB), or the HP 810-477na[plb_3402544_price] (12GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b85c084, b85c084e, b85c084eu, nightbladeb85c084eu
Barcodes 04053162960404, 04719072403522

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