MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive153% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime10 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '20 at 14:26
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 (70th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 616
69% 532 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1227) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 262
Parallax 25.2
6% 103 fps
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 34.1
7% 26.9 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G 512GB
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10123000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 987 714 689 684 690 703 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 1,154
Write 1,828
Mixed 1,251
SusWrite 744
282% 1,244 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.4
186% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 39.9
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 922
461% 358 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 153%
Great: 251%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$199
769GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1950 2224 1518 1505 1503 1503 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 1,570
Write 2,209
Mixed 1,463
SusWrite 1,700
393% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 68.2
222% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 54.3
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 401
214% 188 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 240%
Great: 375%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 26.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 90%
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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 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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