MSI MS-16K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.3% 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 Drive203% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 04:38
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 235
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 785
81% 636 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.9%
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: 425.31
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
50.3% Above average
Lighting 188
Reflection 190
Parallax 193
49% 190 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 179
Splatting 160
51% 163 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 52%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1210) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
6.26% Terrible
Lighting 22.7
Reflection 187
Parallax 24.3
6% 78 fps
MRender 24.4
Gravity 20.5
Splatting 34.7
6% 26.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.26%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1981 980 821 819 820 818 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 642
Write 1,486
Mixed 668
SusWrite 1,040
218% 959 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 54.5
201% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,097
DQ Mixed 1,184
887% 1,183 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 203%
Great: 335%
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
64GB free
Firmware: M0MU031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 395 390 396 372 398 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 169
Write 374
Mixed 339
SusWrite 395
73% 319 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 31.9
100% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 27.2
79% 167 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.7%
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 (93rd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 23.2
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27.1
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.3%
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 677 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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Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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