MSI MS-17C3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 61.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics32.2% 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 Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GE73 7RD
MotherboardMSI MS-17C3  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170626
Uptime19.3 Days
Run DateOct 29 '19 at 05:10
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
61.4% Good
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 184
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 480
51% 400 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti (Mobile)
MSI(1462 120C) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3039
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 117
33% 107 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 119
Splatting 80.2
32% 93.3 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 483 202 167 157 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 1,033
Write 752
Mixed 643
SusWrite 281
151% 677 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 29.4
96% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 428
321% 428 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 107%
Great: 384%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MH-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
43.1% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.1%
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-17C3 Builds (Compare 161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C3

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Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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