MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive221% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS63 Stealth 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16K5  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 21:48
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 240
84% 180 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 664
74% 570 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1210) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
51% Above average
Lighting 192
Reflection 188
Parallax 193
50% 191 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 181
Splatting 162
51% 165 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51%
Great: 52%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1210) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
6% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 186
Parallax 23.3
6% 77.1 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 19.9
Splatting 33.1
6% 25.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1954 997 821 820 821 879 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 748
Write 925
Mixed 769
SusWrite 1,049
198% 873 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 73.6
247% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,225
DQ Write 1,057
DQ Mixed 1,137
853% 1,140 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 221%
Great: 334%
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
68GB free
Firmware: M0MU031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 433 429 428 418 422 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 193
Write 402
Mixed 282
SusWrite 429
74% 326 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 34.3
114% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 28
81% 172 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 21.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.5
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16K5 Builds (Compare 675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K5

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HDDRAMUSB
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