MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive165% 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.
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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 08:09
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 (99th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 494
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 908
MC Float 966
MC Mixed 877
137% 917 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1210) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9094
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
64.6% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 188
Parallax 190
60% 192 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 178
Splatting 155
68% 160 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7401Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,276
Write 670
Mixed 748
198% 898 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 51.5
191% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 120
144% 255 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 165%
Great: 204%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MH-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.8% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 21.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.8%
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 125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K5

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