MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.3% 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)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star GP72MVR 7RFX
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170930
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateSep 13 '20 at 17:29
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 88.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 218
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 546
61% 469 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1771
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.3% Below average
Lighting 148
Reflection 156
Parallax 150
39% 151 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 134
Splatting 130
40% 133 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7401Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,323
Write 593
Mixed 503
176% 807 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 53.1
198% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 881
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 700
554% 771 MB/s
Poor: 94% Great: 232%
Hitachi HTS541010B7E610 1TB
868GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 116 115 104 111 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 95.8
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 112
68% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.2
145% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 60%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 12.3
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 1,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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