MSI MS-16J9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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.
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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 49% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star GF62 7RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16J9  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 19 '19 at 00:06
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 53%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27.5% Poor
1-Core 45.1
2-Core 84.2
31% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 160
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 97 91 87 82 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 105
Write 96
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 91.2
57% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.4
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 8.9
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16J9 Builds (Compare 10,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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