MSI MS-179C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.84% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive204% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72MVR 7RG
MotherboardMSI MS-179C  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 16:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Memory 90.6
1-Core 104
2-Core 203
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 526
56% 437 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11DE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
5.84% Terrible
Lighting 6.97
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 6.34
6% 8.01 fps
MRender 7.95
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 13.4
5% 9.15 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.84%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500P2SSD8 500GB
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1340 473 400 393 406 416 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,206
Write 983
Mixed 1323
SusWrite 571
229% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 70
252% 93.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,100
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 1,014
746% 984 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 204%
Great: 236%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
460GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 125 122 125 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 118
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 123
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
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 (87th percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.4
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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