MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.1% 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 Drive284% 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.
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 7RE
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:55
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 413
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 626
94% 630 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2001 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Lighting 282
Reflection 304
Parallax 266
85% 284 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 268
Splatting 232
97% 228 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$185
675GB free
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 485
Write 344
Mixed 339
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 25.8
110% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 47
91% 186 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85%
Great: 100%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$246
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,093
Write 1,855
Mixed 1,641
415% 1,863 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 65.9
231% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 184
185% 301 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 284%
Great: 353%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$246
323GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,251
Write 1,884
Mixed 1,708
433% 1,948 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 66.9
234% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 196
196% 318 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 294%
Great: 353%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.5%
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 1,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A1

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