MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.74% 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 Drive86.2% 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.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180222
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:19
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 365
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 537
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4729
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
8.74% Terrible
Lighting 21.1
Reflection 187
Parallax 24.9
7% 77.6 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 34
10% 25.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.74%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G39MNC-3510A 128GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 50100P00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 512
Write 384
Mixed 403
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 21.7
106% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 37.7
84% 175 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 92%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
343GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59% Above average
Read 114
Write 91.6
Mixed 87.7
73% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.17
66% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.1%
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-179B Builds (Compare 1,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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