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MSI Nightblade B85C

MSI Nightblade B85C 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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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 expert and user reviews, and MSI also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Nightblade B85C have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Nightblade B85C has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Nightblade B85C.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3121374_price] (10GB).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the Nightblade B85C which has six USB 2.0 ports.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of personal computers that came out more than a year ago range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. The Nightblade B85C has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Nightblade B85C.

If you are looking for a desktop computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP ProDesk 400 G2.5 SFF[plb_2973425_price] (3GHz), or the DELL OptiPlex 9020[plb_2793217_price] (3GHz).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. 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.

If the storage speed of this computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Only One PS/2 Port

The Nightblade B85C is a one PS/2 port desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Nightblade B85C have one PS/2 port.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Nightblade B85C has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this MSI personal computer.

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Heavy

The Nightblade B85C is quite heavy (10 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Nightblade B85C. The lightest similar spec PC that has been available for a comparable time to the Nightblade B85C is 38g heavy, the heaviest is 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI Nightblade B85C

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this computer was released.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI Nightblade B85C has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been available for more than a year.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire TC-705[plb_3095333_price] (2TB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MSI Nightblade B85C has a fairly average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Nightblade B85C.

PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Asus G20AJ[plb_2976890_price] (1TB).

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
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
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
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 FDI Technology
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D 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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

7 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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23 December 2014

Sometimes it's nice to pick and choose every little component you want in your build, and sometimes it's just nice to have someone else do the thinking for you.Nowhere is that more true than in... Read more…

16 December 2014

The biggest concern anyone looking at the MSI Nightblade is price and at 350$ for the B85 model and 380$ for the Z97 model, we're stuck at a price range that doesn't help for the B85. At 30$ more,...

31 March 2014

Time to gather up all the information, thoughts and results.This just my opinion but the case it not a show stopper in looks, but I think it was meant to be that way. It shows that MSI spent a lot...

Modders-inc.com

13 March 2014

Kitguru.net

In the last year we have seen a rising demand for smaller chassis such as the excellent and . With this in mind MSI are launching their MSI Nightblade ? a barebones configuration to target the... Read more…

30 January 2015

Comme nous nous attendions en voyant des ventilateurs de 92mm, le bruit était  présent. A savoir que ce barbone gamer est fait pour aller en LAN et non être silencieux. Pour l'overclocking...

25 March 2015

MSI? ???? ?????????(?? ???, kr.msi.com)? ???? ?? ???? ????? Mini-itx ??? ????? ??? ?? ???? ??? ??? ???? ???? ????? ??? ???? ??? '??? ???? ??? ????'? ????.? ??? ?? 4?? ????? ???? Mini-itx ???? ???... Read more…

25 March 2014

Så er det tid til at få samlet tankerne omkring MSI Nightblade, som faktisk har været et fornøjeligt bekendtskab. Men til trods for det, er der altså stadig nogle skår i kanten, som dog let...

Tweak.dk

17 June 2015

De MSI Nightblade barebone die we in september 2014 bespraken kon ons zeer bekoren, met zijn hoogwaardige componenten, strakke uiterlijk en handige voorzieningen. Uiterlijk en voorzieningen zijn...

24 March 2014

No podemos sino alabar el trabajo que MSI ha hecho con este Nightblade en cuanto a su rendimiento Es un barebone pequeño y muy completo, con unas grandes posibilidades de configuración (aunque...

Hardzone.es

14 March 2014

??????????????????????????msi???????????Nightbalde?????????????????? Mini-ITX ???????? ATX ?????????? RAID ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Gaming ?? Mini-ITX Z87... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b85c017, b85c036, b85c040, b85c040x, b85c017e, b85c036e, b85c017eu, b85c036eu, b85c040xe, b85c040xeu, 9s6b08812036, nightbladeb85c036, nightbladeb85c040, b85c036eub544696028g1t0s81, b85c036eub544696028g1t0s81m, nightbladeb85c040xeub544675t28g1t0x, nightbladeb85c036eub544696028g1t0s81m
Barcodes 04719072364700, 04719072388294, 04719072388775

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