MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.16% 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 Drive84.5% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% 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.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161229
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:10
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 23%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 411
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 531
MC Mixed 546
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
8.16% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 187
Parallax 20.2
6% 75.9 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 31.5
10% 23.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.16%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G39MNC-3510A 256GB
151GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.R Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 513
Write 323
Mixed 395
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 13.4
111% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 51
104% 210 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 103%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
914GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 134
Write 126
Mixed 125
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.6
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 84%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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