MSI MS-17A3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star GT75 Titan 8RG
MotherboardMSI MS-17A3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 13:50
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 251
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 678
73% 566 Pts
64-Core 839
56% 839 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1220) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 393
Parallax 417
107% 406 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 391
Splatting 258
106% 301 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,211
Write 7315
Mixed 6,748
1,516% 6,758 MB/s
4K Read 884
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 307
1,836% 462 MB/s
DQ Read 2184
DQ Write 597
DQ Mixed 792
739% 1,191 MB/s
Poor: 97% Great: 316%
Nvme KXG50ZNV512G TOS 512GB
309GB free
Firmware: AAXA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,900
Write 7,163
Mixed 6344
1,452% 6,469 MB/s
4K Read 833
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 307
1,761% 446 MB/s
DQ Read 2,298
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 802
760% 1,238 MB/s
Poor: 119% Great: 219%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
403GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,279
Write 7,664
Mixed 6,896
5,235% 6,946 MB/s
4K Read 936
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 339
80,532% 495 MB/s
DQ Read 2,465
DQ Write 711
DQ Mixed 893
10,250% 1,357 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD Hynix HMA82GS6CJR8N-VK 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 13.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-17A3 Builds (Compare 378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A3

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