MSI MS-17A3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star GT75 Titan 8RG
MotherboardMSI MS-17A3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 11:50
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 87.9
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 240
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 734
75% 591 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 1220) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 137
Parallax 127
106% 132 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 128
Splatting 113
101% 117 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1198 1192 1123 836 913 1114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 715
Write 726
Mixed 399
SusWrite 1,063
164% 726 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 52.7
174% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 659
DQ Mixed 797
601% 811 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 184%
Great: 294%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
912GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 124 123 124 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 141
Write 131
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 123
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 23.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 24.9
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-17A3 Builds (Compare 153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A3

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