MSI MS-17A3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GT75 Titan 8RG
MotherboardMSI MS-17A3  (all builds)
Memory35.7 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 23:21
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 401
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 858
MC Float 1,066
MC Mixed 944
143% 956 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1220) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 358
Parallax 413
121% 382 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 369
Splatting 235
121% 278 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 121%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 898 625 648 611 652 604 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,537
Write 1,694
Mixed 944
SusWrite 673
323% 1,462 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 60.6
197% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 621
DQ Mixed 729
553% 750 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 238%
Great: 335%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
923GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 419 443 418 451 416 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 383
Mixed 319
SusWrite 428
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 27.8
121% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 247
210% 307 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD Kingston 9905624-009.A00G M471A2K43CB1-CTD Kingston ACR24D4S7S8MB-8 48GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.4% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-17A3 Builds (Compare 327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-17A3

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