MSI MS-16S3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive195% 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.
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 (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 68% 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.
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star Prestige 15 A10SC
MotherboardMSI MS-16S3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190909
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 04:27
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 35%
CPU Throttled 68%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-10710U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76.2% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 248
86% 184 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 619
65% 507 Pts
64-Core 869
58% 869 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 129C) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3184
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 159
Reflection 138
Parallax 131
42% 143 fps
Gravity 127
Splatting 103
43% 115 fps
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1032 512GB
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20140000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 796 721 690 569 553 577 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 988
Write 1,022
Mixed 742
SusWrite 651
191% 851 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 67
236% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,061
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 962
719% 959 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 195%
Great: 207%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6DJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 22.5
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16S3

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