MSI MS-16J5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.97% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GL62 6QF
MotherboardMSI MS-16J5  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160429
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Memory 91
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 196
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 518
59% 450 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
MSI(1462 115A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
4.97% Terrible
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 44.9
Parallax 20.9
5% 28.4 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 30.7
5% 20.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.97%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$90
767GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 91 89 90 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 108
Write 61.8
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 83.1
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 55%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16J5 Builds (Compare 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J5

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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
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