MSI MS-16J5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.93% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star GE62
MotherboardMSI MS-16J5  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180119
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:50
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.9% Average
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 71.1
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 178
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 182
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 259
38% 251 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
MSI(1462 115A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
3.93% Terrible
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 12.2
Parallax 10.4
4% 11.5 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 14.2
4% 10.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.93%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 97.9
Write 92.9
Mixed 104
74% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G43DB0-CPB 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13.8
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16J5 Builds (Compare 4,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J5

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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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