MSI MS-16H7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.9% 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 Drive83% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
SystemMicro-Star GS60 6QE
MotherboardMSI MS-16H7  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 06:24
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.3% Good
Memory 80.8
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 164
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 465
49% 383 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970M
MSI(1462 1158) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6589
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.9% Poor
Lighting 35
Reflection 43
Parallax 37.4
28% 38.5 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 38.6
Splatting 35
30% 33.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSNJ256G8NY 256GB
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JYXA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 368 269 213 276 224 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 454
Write 410
Mixed 409
SusWrite 284
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 34.7
110% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 303
224% 295 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83%
Great: 100%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
772GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 125 126 127 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 128
Write 117
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 126
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 75%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16H7 Builds (Compare 358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16H7

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