MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 32.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics39.2% 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)
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. Check maximum windows processor power management state.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory13.6 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 05:13
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 (2nd percentile)
32.7% Below average
SC Int 42
SC Float 45.9
SC Mixed 48.2
36% 45.4 Pts
QC Int 143
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 157
34% 150 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 237
35% 234 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 81%
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 (11th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 156
Reflection 140
Parallax 116
42% 137 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 147
Splatting 133
22% 100 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 65%
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 133
Write 129
Mixed 126
98% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.87 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 below expectations (4th percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 21.7
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 99.9
40% 99.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.1%
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 271 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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