MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.76% 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 Drive95.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS63 Stealth 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16K5  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180311
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:42
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 484
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 882
MC Float 1,002
MC Mixed 924
140% 936 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1210) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4939
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
8.76% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 187
Parallax 22.8
7% 77.3 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 34.1
10% 25.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.76%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD10SPZX-17Z10T0 1TB
912GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 110
Write 116
Mixed 79.4
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.98
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 0.35
9% 4.22 MB/s
DQ Read 2.02
DQ Write 11.9
DQ Mixed 0.31
2% 4.74 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 15%
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 464
Mixed 486
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 41.5
124% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 81.8
85% 140 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (83rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 20.8
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 25
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.1%
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-16K5 Builds (Compare 87 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K5

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