MSI MS-176K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 30.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GX70 3BE
MotherboardMSI MS-176K  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:51
Run Duration68 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD A10-5750M APU
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
30.8% Below average
SC Int 58.2
SC Float 53.8
SC Mixed 57.1
45% 56.4 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 93
QC Mixed 134
27% 117 Pts
MC Int 153
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 155
22% 147 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 117
Write 90.8
Mixed 87.7
74% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.13
40% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BF160B.M16 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
21.9% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 4
MC Mixed 6.7
20% 6.87 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 6.8
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-176K Builds (Compare 220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI MS-176K

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