MSI MS-17A3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 163%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive357% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GT75 Titan 8RG
MotherboardMSI MS-17A3  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180403
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:30
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 140
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 473
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 856
MC Float 978
MC Mixed 907
136% 913 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1220) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 360
Parallax 387
120% 378 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 389
Splatting 238
126% 289 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 124%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1585 678 677 675 666 675 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 3,558
Write 2,852
Mixed 1,622
SusWrite 826
492% 2,215 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 296
4K Mixed 90.6
367% 150 MB/s
DQ Read 1018
DQ Write 1,350
DQ Mixed 1,276
938% 1,214 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 357%
Great: 333%
Kxg50znv512g TOSHIBA 512GB
376GB free
Firmware: AAXA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 438 438 436 434 430 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,731
Write 452
Mixed 559
SusWrite 436
174% 794 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58
180% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 458
DQ Mixed 341
336% 546 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 181%
Great: 192%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
651GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 128 130 131 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 135
Write 138
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 129
77% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 76%
ST9500424AS 500GB
154GB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 86 86 84 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 94.3
Write 92.9
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 85.6
109% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
40% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 8400 MHz clocked @ 2940 MHz
Performing below potential (100th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.6% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.8
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MS-17A3 Builds (Compare 119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-17A3

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