MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170731
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:00
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 355
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 573
85% 571 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8541
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 148
Reflection 161
Parallax 157
47% 155 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 140
Splatting 131
57% 135 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB
163GB free
Firmware: MAV2100Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 483
Mixed 497
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 50.6
158% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 134
155% 267 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
848GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 110
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.17
71% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
43.4% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 45%
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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 765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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