MSI MS-16H4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics16.2% 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 Drive62.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS60 2PL
MotherboardMSI MS-16H4  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateApr 24 '20 at 15:35
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Memory 83.2
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 191
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 366
47% 350 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 850M
MSI(1462 1102) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Lighting 20
Reflection 14.8
Parallax 17.4
16% 17.4 fps
MRender 13.8
Gravity 21.5
Splatting 15.6
16% 17 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 17%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 SATA M.2 128GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JUXA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 86 87 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 427
Write 191
Mixed 351
SusWrite 88.9
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 32.4
91% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 280
197% 253 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
87GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 77 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 77
Write 77.5
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 76.6
45% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 76%
Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB-$8
13GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.5 6.1 7.3 7.3 6.5 7.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
6.95% Terrible
Read 19
Write 14.5
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 7
17% 13.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.9
65% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.95%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
54.6% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 18.4
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16H4 Builds (Compare 103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16H4

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