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

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4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Feb 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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9 Reasons For

MSI Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

MSI is one of the better rated personal computer manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and MSI also has good reviews for its medium processor cores computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the personal computers of this age and type the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB. At 1.74 gigabytes, the MSI Nightblade B85C has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year have total storage capacitys of between 4GB and 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 820GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Nightblade B85C has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Nightblade B85C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Nightblade B85C has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that came out more than a year ago. The internal memorys of medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Nightblade B85C range from 2GB to 32GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The MSI Nightblade B85C is a six USB 2.0 ports quantity PC. Most of the other PCs of this type and age have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on medium processor cores computers that have been available 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 the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. 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 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Only One PS/2 Ports Quantity

Most computers of this age and spec have one PS/2 ports quantity, including the Nightblade B85C which has one PS/2 ports quantity.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Nightblade B85C is more than most medium processor cores computers that came out more than a year ago. The most commonly found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this MSI PC.

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Heavy

With a weight of 10 kilograms, the Nightblade B85C is quite heavy compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. Computers that came out around the same time as the Nightblade B85C have weights of between 38g and 100kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI Nightblade B85C

Released Over Two Years Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI Nightblade B85C has a pretty typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 2.9 gigahertz, the Nightblade B85C has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the Nightblade B85C.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
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 (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology 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
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

7 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
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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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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