MSI MS-14B2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 48.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 89% 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
8 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star PS42 Modern 8RC
MotherboardMSI MS-14B2  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180928
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 10 '19 at 15:50
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
48.9% Average
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 142
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 367
40% 308 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
MSI(1462 1245) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6195
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
4.57% Terrible
Lighting 19.4
Reflection 17.1
Parallax 21.3
5% 19.3 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 16
Splatting 30.1
5% 20 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.57%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3512GJ 512GB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 376 328 339 354 393 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 355
Write 484
Mixed 341
SusWrite 377
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 22.3
76% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 574
DQ Write 476
DQ Mixed 624
440% 558 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 146%
SMI USB DISK 32GB
29GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 12 15 16 14 15 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
9.82% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 21.5
Mixed 19
SusWrite 14.9
26% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.3
89% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.82%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.6% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 89.2
45% 89.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-14B2

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HDDRAMUSB
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