MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 67.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.45% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star Please change product name
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:39
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
67.4% Good
SC Int 91.1
SC Float 94.1
SC Mixed 93
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 330
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 526
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
7.45% Terrible
Lighting 20.4
Reflection 180
Parallax 20.9
6% 73.7 fps
MRender 13
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 32.2
8% 20.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.45%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
65% Good
Read 110
Write 117
Mixed 97.1
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.4% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 43%
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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 2,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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