MSI MS-16J9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive224% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemMicro-Star GV62 7RD
MotherboardMSI MS-16J9  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170522
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:56
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 16%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 351
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 595
MC Mixed 555
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
128GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,981
Write 1,141
Mixed 1,167
315% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 43.3
202% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 23.3
99% 225 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 224%
Great: 264%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
160GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 85.6
Write 91.1
Mixed 79.3
64% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.07
18% 0.19 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
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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 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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