MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics40.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 36% 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 GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateMar 17 '19 at 13:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
53.3% Above average
SC Int 61.5
SC Float 69.7
SC Mixed 67.3
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 261
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 521
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9094
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.7% Average
Lighting 123
Reflection 172
Parallax 131
39% 142 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 138
Splatting 134
42% 99.2 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba KSG60ZMV512G 512GB
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABXA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 289 289 292 294 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 229
Write 295
Mixed 262
SusWrite 288
61% 268 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 28
94% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 240
198% 285 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.4
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q2 Builds (Compare 1,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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