MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is 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. How to reduce background CPU. 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 (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Memory 85.1
1-Core 104
2-Core 204
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 537
59% 453 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.8%
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 (31st 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: 69%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 117%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
79GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 75 77 80 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd 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: 34%
This bench: 58%
Great: 76%
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 (8th 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: 65%
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 (42nd 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: 24%
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 (71st 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: 33%
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.

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Workstation
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