MSI MS-1781

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 46%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.1% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 91% 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 GT72 2QE
MotherboardMSI MS-1781  (all builds)
Memory20.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141219
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '20 at 22:14
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 39%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4870HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
46% Average
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 132
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 258
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980M
MSI(1462 1129) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1126 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Lighting 97.9
Reflection 108
Parallax 104
26% 104 fps
MRender 94
Gravity 104
Splatting 98.1
30% 98.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 48 37 70 25 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 1,116
Write 475
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 77.7
92% 425 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 17.7
64% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 115
162% 297 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 330%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
243GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 116 116 118 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 116
62% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI16D3LS1MNG/8G 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 19.3
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-1781 Builds (Compare 1,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 40%
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Desktop 60%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-1781

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