MSI GS66 Stealth

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive312% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 77% 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.
SystemMSI GS66 Stealth  (all builds)
MotherboardMicro-Star MS-16V1
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200709
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 23 '21 at 07:13
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 77%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10980HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 87.2
1-Core 141
2-Core 270
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 894
87% 694 Pts
64-Core 1,319
88% 1,319 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
MSI(1462 12AE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7642
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
5.51% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 9.9
Parallax 8.6
5% 8.1 fps
MRender 11
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 11.5
6% 9.97 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.51%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 12AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.80
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.6% Very good
Lighting 92
Reflection 113
Parallax 99.3
74% 102 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 89.2
Splatting 87.1
77% 102 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 94%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLB1T0HBLR-00000 1TB
584GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXF7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1433 1424 1428 1439 1464 1438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
312% Outstanding
Read 2,408
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,780
SusWrite 1,438
440% 1,962 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 81.3
268% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1124
DQ Write 875
DQ Mixed 1,016
756% 1,005 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 312%
Great: 339%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43EB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 25.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 88%

 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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