MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive90.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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 GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 29 '19 at 21:07
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 37%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 above expectations (79th percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 370
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 537
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 145 142 138 137 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 403
Write 358
Mixed 313
SusWrite 167
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 43.7
156% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 348
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 118%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
79GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 75 77 80 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 74.2
65% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58%
Great: 77%
WD Elements SE 25FF 4TB
515GB free, PID 25ff
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 33 33 33 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 30.5
Write 30.5
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 32.6
41% 29.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 67%
26GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.6 10 10 9.9 10 9.9 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
6.34% Terrible
Read 21
Write 2.8
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 9.6
11% 10 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
19% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.34%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
43.4% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 13.6
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 45%
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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-179C Builds (Compare 1,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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