MSI MS-16S3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.7% 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 Drive192% 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 68% 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.
SystemMicro-Star Prestige 15 A10SC
MotherboardMSI MS-16S3  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191118
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 19:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 68%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10710U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 84.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 197
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 558
60% 464 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 129C) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3184
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.7% Below average
Lighting 42.6
Reflection 65
Parallax 36.8
34% 48.1 fps
MRender 35.5
Gravity 41.7
Splatting 41.3
33% 39.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 41%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00-1032 1TB
564GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1055 805 825 765 756 816 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,030
Write 932
Mixed 956
SusWrite 837
211% 939 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 69.3
241% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 433
367% 523 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 192%
Great: 309%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16S3 Builds (Compare 553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16S3

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