MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.6% 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.
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 GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180403
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:10
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 396
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 664
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 747
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1227) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4974
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.6% Terrible
Lighting 22
Reflection 186
Parallax 23.6
7% 77.1 fps
MRender 18.6
Gravity 20.3
Splatting 34.5
10% 24.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.6%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB
159GB free
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
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 (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.4% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 16.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.4%
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-16Q2 Builds (Compare 52 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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