MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 11:11
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68.5% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 208
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 572
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11DE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 273
Reflection 292
Parallax 197
67% 254 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 263
Splatting 170
68% 209 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 318 314 321 318 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 470
Mixed 390
SusWrite 322
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61.2
209% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 351
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 120%
Great: 119%
Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB
914GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 145 161 159 161 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 146
Write 154
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 158
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 96%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
14GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
6.07% Terrible
Read 23.7
Write 4
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 4.4
10% 9.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
37% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.07%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.1
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179C Builds (Compare 1,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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