MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 30.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics48.2% 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 Drive91.7% 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 49% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:26
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
30.8% Below average
SC Int 42.2
SC Float 44.5
SC Mixed 43.6
35% 43.4 Pts
QC Int 139
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 150
33% 147 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 235
34% 230 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11DE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8843
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.2% Average
Lighting 110
Reflection 154
Parallax 170
41% 145 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 124
Splatting 147
54% 130 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB
178GB free
Firmware: MAV2100Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 481
Mixed 508
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 34.5
116% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 61.5
66% 113 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HTS541010B7E610 1TB
707GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 118
Write 112
Mixed 74.9
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.45
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 0.36
154% 1.58 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 99.3
40% 99.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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