MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive100% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170309
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:17
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
64.9% Good
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 81.9
65% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 333
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 495
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN512HCJH-000H1 512GB
88GB free
Firmware: EMT22H0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 348
Mixed 395
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 38.5
149% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 108
133% 234 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
178GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 111
Write 92
Mixed 110
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.2%
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-179C Builds (Compare 520 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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