MSI MS-16K2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GS63VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16K2  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161214
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:41
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.9% Good
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 82.6
71% 88.3 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 338
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 536
MC Mixed 508
68% 458 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 184
Parallax 190
58% 187 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 170
Splatting 158
66% 156 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 67%
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
MSI(1462 11AD) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
7.85% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 21.2
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 17.2
Splatting 30.3
9% 22.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.85%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 842 417 416 415 410 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 78% Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.2% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 19.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.2%
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-16K2 Builds (Compare 2,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K2

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