MSI GS66 Stealth

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.1% 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 Drive291% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI GS66 Stealth  (all builds)
MotherboardMicro-Star MS-16V1
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '21 at 06:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 127
2-Core 251
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 667
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 799
54% 799 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design
MSI(1462 12AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.80
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
18.1% Very poor
Lighting 16.3
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 90.9
13% 39.9 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 11.3
Splatting 11
24% 51.1 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 93%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00-1032 1TB
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1311 1525 1567 1736 1734 1697 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 1,965
Write 2,199
Mixed 1,765
SusWrite 1,595
424% 1,881 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 66.7
228% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,129
DQ Write 887
DQ Mixed 1,012
756% 1,009 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 291%
Great: 309%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 23.8
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 26
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: MSI GS66 Stealth - $1,599

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,599
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