MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive198% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190521
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 21:03
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
77.9% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 237
80% 172 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 616
70% 534 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 178
Reflection 178
Parallax 185
47% 180 fps
Gravity 172
Splatting 146
58% 159 fps
Poor: 31% Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
466GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1583 1248 831 831 827 826 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,459
Write 2170
Mixed 1,488
SusWrite 1,024
347% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 71.4
228% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 1,014
DQ Mixed 785
543% 644 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 218%
Great: 338%
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 861 639 636 635 622 616 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,216
Write 1,843
Mixed 1,195
SusWrite 668
278% 1,231 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 59
211% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 962
DQ Write 1,005
DQ Mixed 1,046
770% 1,004 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 198%
Great: 290%
ADATA HV611 1TB
282GB free, PID a36a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 78 77 78 78 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
33.2% Below average
Read 76.5
Write 68.7
Mixed 32
SusWrite 78.3
85% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905703-008.A00G 9905703-009.A00G 32GB
2667, 2667 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 27.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.4
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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