MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50% 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 Drive201% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '19 at 22:54
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 242
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 728
78% 605 Pts
64-Core 863
58% 863 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85.7%
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 above expectations (80th percentile)
50% Above average
Lighting 192
Reflection 187
Parallax 211
50% 197 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 177
Splatting 160
50% 162 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50%
Great: 52%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1210) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
6.24% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 187
Parallax 24.4
6% 77.9 fps
MRender 24.4
Gravity 20.4
Splatting 34.6
6% 26.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.24%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2009 963 819 819 821 806 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 680
Write 1,515
Mixed 754
SusWrite 1,040
227% 997 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 53
186% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,280
DQ Write 1,105
DQ Mixed 1,186
890% 1,190 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 201%
Great: 334%
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
70GB free
Firmware: M0MU031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 405 374 414 402 376 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 60.9
Write 399
Mixed 320
SusWrite 399
68% 295 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 26.3
79% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 290
217% 289 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.6%
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 way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 22.9
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 27.2
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 84%
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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 678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-16K5

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