MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive173% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160728
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:55
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 90.5
72% 89.8 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 312
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 531
MC Mixed 485
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11BB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 351
Parallax 372
117% 368 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 381
Splatting 232
123% 281 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 120%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
42GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,793
Write 735
Mixed 832
245% 1,120 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 48.1
154% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 102
95% 151 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 173%
Great: 213%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
41GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 379
Mixed 393
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 39.2
142% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 110
120% 202 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 117%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
146GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 79.4
Write 88.9
Mixed 84.4
64% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.8%
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-17A1 Builds (Compare 598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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