MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:40
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 408
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 673
MC Mixed 644
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11BB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 352
Parallax 448
128% 399 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 384
Splatting 245
126% 289 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 127%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
209GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 402
Mixed 412
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 28.9
135% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 23.6
72% 157 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 115%
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
106GB free
Firmware: 4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,896
Write 1,083
Mixed 1,366
320% 1,449 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 46.8
166% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 132
111% 152 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 200%
Great: 215%
KINGWIN EZD-2537U3 4TB
683GB free, PID 2773
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 125
Write 134
Mixed 117
162% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.24
94% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 66%
KINGWIN EZD-2537U3 1TB
382GB free, PID 2773
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.4% Average
Read 126
Write 100
Mixed 56.1
112% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.17
54% 0.75 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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