MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.58% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% by windows. Check maximum windows processor power management state.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:32
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 360
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 580
86% 574 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
7.58% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 188
Parallax 21.6
6% 77.2 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 18.1
Splatting 32.6
12% 23.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 7.58%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn5256gpu7 TOSHIBA 256GB
200GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 130
Write 133
Mixed 134
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 22.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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