MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:27
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (95th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 467
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 899
MC Float 1,027
MC Mixed 948
143% 958 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9811
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 259
Parallax 253
80% 257 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 234
Splatting 189
86% 201 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN512HAJQ-00000 512GB
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT2200Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 467
Mixed 489
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 44.5
134% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 115
124% 208 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (89th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q2 Builds (Compare 469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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