MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.85% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive203% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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.
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 12:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 89.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 240
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 557
62% 477 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
MSI(1462 11B1) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 22.6
6% 23.5 fps
MRender 22
Gravity 19.4
Splatting 32.7
6% 24.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 256GB
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 494 446 479 408 376 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 2,444
Write 1,025
Mixed 788
SusWrite 450
258% 1,177 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.1
158% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 641
DQ Mixed 700
520% 688 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 203%
Great: 245%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
168GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 84 85 84 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 83.5
Write 84
Mixed 18
SusWrite 83.9
49% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 22.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-17A1

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Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
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