MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 34.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive183% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GT73EVR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170814
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 23:51
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
34.9% Below average
SC Int 35.1
SC Float 40.9
SC Mixed 48.2
33% 41.4 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 160
38% 167 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 158
MC Mixed 373
36% 241 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11BB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 94.2
Parallax 324
81% 215 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 93.9
Splatting 176
64% 159 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
102GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 491
Mixed 502
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 26.1
132% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 85.5
79% 116 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 122%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
45GB free
Firmware: CXB7401Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,896
Write 948
Mixed 1,069
287% 1,304 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 32
145% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 69.5
69% 113 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 183%
Great: 248%
Startech .com RAID 0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
136% Outstanding
Read 240
Write 233
Mixed 192
166% 222 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.37
146% 1.61 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 136%
Great: 151%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 20.3
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 11.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 55.1%
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 1,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A1

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