MSI MS-16Q4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive219% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth 8SG
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q4  (all builds)
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181224
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '19 at 19:18
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 629
71% 542 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1274) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4141
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Lighting 344
Reflection 334
Parallax 393
90% 357 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 299
Splatting 212
88% 269 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
882GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1462 1448 1396 1164 1177 1178 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 747
Write 1,574
Mixed 876
SusWrite 1,304
256% 1,125 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 69
199% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,130
DQ Write 971
DQ Mixed 1,038
782% 1,046 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 219%
Great: 362%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$98
954GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1011 1026 1076 1072 1088 1082 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 605
Write 335
Mixed 904
SusWrite 1,059
165% 726 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.6
184% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 638
DQ Write 699
DQ Mixed 269
313% 536 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 175%
Great: 267%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown J642GU42J9266NF Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 32GB
2667, 2667 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 23.1
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.8
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q4 Builds (Compare 1,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q4

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Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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