MSI MS-1797

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.14% 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.
Boot Drive83.5% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star CX72 7QL
MotherboardMSI MS-1797  (all builds)
Memory17.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160714
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:30
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 293
65% 289 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 296
44% 292 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 11A3) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4471
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
8.14% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 22.1
7% 23.9 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 33.9
9% 23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.14%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
183GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 487
Write 377
Mixed 401
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 21.8
124% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 21.5
42% 80 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT16G4SFD824A.C16FBR Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 20GB
2400, 2133 MHz
16384, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
65% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 21.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-1797 Builds (Compare 32 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI MS-1797

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $90
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