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 below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 45.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive200% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star P65 Creator 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181012
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 13 '19 at 20:45
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
45.5% Average
1-Core 115
2-Core 210
78% 163 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 658
40% 380 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4108
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 254
Reflection 249
Parallax 269
67% 257 fps
Gravity 232
Splatting 188
79% 210 fps
Poor: 51% Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 729 668 666 648 658 564 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,486
Write 1,744
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 656
280% 1,248 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 57.6
192% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,184
DQ Write 635
DQ Mixed 614
536% 811 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 200%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown J642GU42J9266NF Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 32GB
2667, 2667 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 26.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 25.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.7%
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-16Q2 Builds (Compare 2,456 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-16Q2

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