MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 55%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.7% 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 Drive124% 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 (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180827
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateMar 20 '21 at 03:21
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55% Above average
Memory 78.9
1-Core 33.8
2-Core 82.9
44% 65.2 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 424
35% 296 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 1227) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.5037
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.7% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 8.5
Parallax 7.4
6% 7.6 fps
MRender 9.3
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 10.7
6% 8.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.7%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G 512GB
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10123000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 852 585 428 400 395 381 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 858
Write 1,073
Mixed 945
SusWrite 507
191% 846 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 30.5
115% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 568
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 512
388% 523 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 124%
Great: 253%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 14
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 82.6
48% 82.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q2 Builds (Compare 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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