MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.3% 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 Drive287% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.4% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 368
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 573
84% 565 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11DE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9924
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 293
Parallax 282
92% 293 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 266
Splatting 230
98% 231 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1382 1313 1510 1701 1664 1711 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,335
Write 1,306
Mixed 749
SusWrite 1547
330% 1,484 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 63.7
219% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 711
530% 707 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 287%
Great: 348%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
377GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 400 434 476 476 478 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 421
Mixed 373
SusWrite 445
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 53.2
178% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 360
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905630-039.A00G MSI24D4S7D8MH-16 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 26
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 82%
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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 790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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