MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics39.1% 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 Drive161% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 49% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory13 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 04:59
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.3% Below average
SC Int 42.2
SC Float 46.8
SC Mixed 48.3
37% 45.8 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 145
33% 147 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 237
35% 233 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7892
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Lighting 155
Reflection 139
Parallax 115
42% 136 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 146
Splatting 132
22% 99.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
200GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 1,793
Write 1,003
Mixed 1,242
297% 1,346 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 22.6
83% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 72.9
DQ Mixed 21.6
25% 42.5 MB/s
Poor: 119%
This bench: 161%
Great: 216%
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 (97th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 133
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.5%
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 below expectations (6th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 21.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 78%
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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 585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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