MSI MS-16H5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star GS60 2QD
MotherboardMSI MS-16H5  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150429
Uptime20.7 Days
Run DateAug 04 '19 at 19:27
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5700HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 79.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 207
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 493
52% 404 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 965M
MSI(1462 1102) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3064
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Lighting 36.4
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 29.8
30% 33.5 fps
MRender 30.3
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 26.9
24% 28.9 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 SATA M.2 128GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JUXA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 98 96 107 107 190 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 408
Write 180
Mixed 246
SusWrite 121
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 33.2
99% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 211
161% 223 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
168GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 87 87 87 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 86.2
Write 80.5
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 86.6
49% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI16D3LS1MNG/8G 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 14.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 17.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16H5 Builds (Compare 315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16H5

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