MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.8% 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 Drive253% 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.
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '20 at 06:02
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 80.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 203
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 552
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5671
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.8% Below average
Lighting 40.8
Reflection 58.5
Parallax 45.8
35% 48.3 fps
MRender 63.3
Gravity 41
Splatting 56
36% 53.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 686 649 652 650 649 647 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,327
Write 2,055
Mixed 1,162
SusWrite 656
345% 1,550 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 79.6
264% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 688
DQ Mixed 843
633% 853 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 253%
Great: 321%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
169GB free
Firmware: U21010RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 342 387 387 394 393 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 420
Write 388
Mixed 263
SusWrite 352
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 16.9
114% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 106
123% 207 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 79.4
50% 79.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 1,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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