MSI MS-17A2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 51.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics106% 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.
Boot Drive100% 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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GT75VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17A2  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime26.9 Days
Run DateNov 28 '19 at 01:53
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.6% Above average
1-Core 87
2-Core 140
55% 113 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 462
46% 363 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11BB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.63
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 380
Parallax 438
103% 404 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 399
Splatting 250
107% 298 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 243 254 261 252 257 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 810
Write 243
Mixed 264
SusWrite 251
86% 392 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 24.4
105% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 350
292% 434 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 100%
Great: 144%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
165GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 272 272 272 272 299 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 409
Write 273
Mixed 276
SusWrite 287
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 31.9
95% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 235
211% 320 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 10.4
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.9%
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-17A2 Builds (Compare 393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A2

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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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