MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive171% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160719
Uptime11.4 Days
Run DateMay 03 '19 at 03:52
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
68.3% Good
Memory 80.3
1-Core 89
2-Core 171
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 479
50% 392 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1735
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.7% Below average
Lighting 189
Reflection 155
Parallax 147
50% 164 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 131
Splatting 146
38% 136 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$176
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1132 53 53 54 42 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,762
Write 1,811
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 229
298% 1,330 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 54.9
188% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 729
DQ Write 548
DQ Mixed 680
497% 652 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 171%
Great: 310%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
171GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 101 101 102 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 80.3
Write 83.8
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 102
52% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 76%
JMicron 2TB
483GB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 116 117 116 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
67% Good
Read 115
Write 74.8
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 116
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 3.9
624% 3.73 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 67%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.9% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.4
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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