MSI MS-179E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive46.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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 GF72 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-179E  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 20:02
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 780
80% 631 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1224) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3064
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
48.5% Average
Lighting 198
Reflection 190
Parallax 213
52% 200 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 172
Splatting 148
48% 154 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 190 78 84 82 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 407
Write 297
Mixed 283
SusWrite 113
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 14.3
62% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 42
47% 79.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 52%
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
871GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 114 115 115 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 158
Write 94
Mixed 71.6
SusWrite 114
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.8
224% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD Transcend TS1GSH64V4H 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.7% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 21.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179E Builds (Compare 413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179E

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