MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.7% 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 Drive244% 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)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:48
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 (99th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 406
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 576
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11DE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1616
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 249
Reflection 258
Parallax 226
74% 244 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 257
Splatting 217
94% 220 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1320 1071 1329 1555 1601 1554 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,315
Write 1,452
Mixed 708
SusWrite 1,405
327% 1,470 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 50.8
166% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 318
234% 305 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 244%
Great: 348%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
244GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 351 414 452 461 456 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 429
Mixed 384
SusWrite 425
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 41.9
136% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 229
173% 230 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MH-16 9905630-039.A00G 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 81.8%
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 734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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