MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.98% 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 Drive158% 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
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star GS63 Stealth 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16K5  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180311
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:33
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 463
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 782
116% 777 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1210) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4974
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.98% Terrible
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 139
Parallax 23.9
7% 61.8 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 20.4
Splatting 34.2
10% 25.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.98%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: M0MU031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 486
Write 458
Mixed 461
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 23
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 37.7
92% 194 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 106%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
75GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,771
Write 622
Mixed 840
235% 1,078 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 34.2
117% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 85.3
117% 218 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 158%
Great: 212%
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 (92nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.7% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 21.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 25.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 79%
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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 49 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K5

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