MSI MS-17C6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.53% 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 Drive103% 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 GL73 8RC
MotherboardMSI MS-17C6  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:14
Run Duration111 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)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 478
110% 483 Pts
MC Int 874
MC Float 1,005
MC Mixed 932
140% 937 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 121A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4939
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.53% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 23.8
7% 37.1 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 32
10% 24.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.53%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$108
465GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 407
Mixed 424
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 37.8
120% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 106
116% 199 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 128%
Samsung MZNLN128HAHQ-00000 128GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT2200Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 487
Mixed 499
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 42.2
132% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 105
118% 203 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 20.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 49%
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-17C6 Builds (Compare 90 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C6

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