MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
19 days ago, 19 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180514
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 12:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th 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 2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
41% Average
1-Core 57
2-Core 121
41% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 355
38% 296 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 41%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1227) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4974
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 241
Parallax 26
6% 96.1 fps
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 32.3
7% 26.2 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 33 40 48 48 53 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 48% Great: 297%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.4% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 19.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 91.6
44% 91.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q2 Builds (Compare 2,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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