MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.4% 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.
High background CPU (30%). 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:36
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 96
SC Float 82.5
SC Mixed 99.2
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 411
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 569
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1616
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 182
Parallax 185
58% 185 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 171
Splatting 146
66% 155 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G39MNC-3510A 256GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 237 244 253 252 240 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 459
Write 438
Mixed 359
SusWrite 252
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 54.9
182% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 346
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 103%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
389GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 112 112 113 113 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 121
Write 110
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 111
67% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 77%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
457GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 68.2
Write 71.2
Mixed 46
SusWrite 70.6
87% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 45%
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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 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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