MSI MS-16J9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 31.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics8.67% 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 Drive91.6% 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 GL62M 7REX
MotherboardMSI MS-16J9  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170522
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:29
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.9% Below average
SC Int 42.3
SC Float 44.6
SC Mixed 44.8
35% 43.9 Pts
QC Int 144
QC Float 159
QC Mixed 157
35% 154 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 232
34% 228 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11C8) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.67% Terrible
Lighting 23.4
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 25.1
7% 41.6 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 35.6
10% 24 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.67%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN512HMJP-00000 512GB
133GB 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)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 473
Mixed 501
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 35.6
118% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 63.7
67% 112 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43BB1-CPB 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
36% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 11.1
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 10.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16J9 Builds (Compare 4,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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