MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive128% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 6RE
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170505
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:00
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 366
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 537
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 30
Reflection 30
Parallax 147
22% 69 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 187
Splatting 162
54% 125 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 388
Mixed 408
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 35.1
130% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 111
118% 195 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 122%
Thnsn5128gpu7 TOSHIBA 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 1,513
Write 574
Mixed 899
218% 995 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 34.4
118% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 24.4
111% 252 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 148%
Great: 173%
Thnsn5128gpu7 TOSHIBA 128GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 1,508
Write 527
Mixed 773
205% 936 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 23.7
111% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 89.2
DQ Mixed 19.7
27% 47.1 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 128%
Great: 173%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
914GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 141
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24.1
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 88%
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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 1,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A1

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