MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.2% 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 (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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 GE72VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory20.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 27 '20 at 08:12
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 38%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
49.9% Average
Memory 64.2
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 107
48% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 267
30% 232 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4454
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
3.5% Terrible
Lighting 3.1
Reflection 71
Parallax 5.94
2% 26.7 fps
MRender 6.95
Gravity 5.47
Splatting 12.6
5% 8.33 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.5%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-000H1 256GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 99 100 97 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 862
Write 133
Mixed 210
SusWrite 99.6
70% 326 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 21
89% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 567
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 273
222% 327 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 150%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$40
323GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 15 12 8.4 17 7.2 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
5.45% Terrible
Read 4.7
Write 32.5
Mixed 6
SusWrite 14.3
10% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
37% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 5.45%
Great: 63%
Kingspec Z3 1TB
312GB free
Firmware: 1508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 288 310 308 318 319 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.5
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 13.1
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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