MSI MS-1796

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 50.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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 GL72 6QC
MotherboardMSI MS-1796  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 16:45
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.4% Above average
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 167
52% 116 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 249
40% 280 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
849GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 114 113 116 117 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 108
Write 118
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 114
68% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 77%
Seagate Expansion 3TB
358GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 66 69 70 67 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 93.3
Write 104
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 67.9
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
163% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 64%
USB Flash Disk 4GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.5 5 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.4 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
4.91% Terrible
Read 20
Write 1
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 5.2
8% 7.85 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.91%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G43DB0-CPB 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.4% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 9
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 92.6
43% 92.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-1796 Builds (Compare 531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-1796

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