MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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. 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 GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 17:11
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99.4
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 366
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 526
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11DE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8253
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 281
Parallax 281
91% 289 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 259
Splatting 206
93% 218 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$190
292GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 1,250
Write 286
Mixed 573
153% 703 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 17.4
112% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 49.2
67% 122 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 107%
Great: 145%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
868GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 128
Write 113
Mixed 128
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 25.1
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 22.3
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179C Builds (Compare 97 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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