MSI MS-176K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 28.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive53.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 56% 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 GX70 3BE
MotherboardMSI MS-176K  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140109
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateJun 08 '21 at 11:30
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 32%
CPU Throttled 56%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-5750M APU
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Memory 46.2
1-Core 23.9
2-Core 44.3
26% 38.1 Pts
4-Core 61.6
8-Core 75.3
9% 68.4 Pts
64-Core 68.5
5% 68.5 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron GTX 120GB-$79
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 238 230 233 238 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 357
Write 294
Mixed 236
SusWrite 229
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 20.2
64% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 118
88% 118 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMSO8GX3M1B1600C11 Nanya NT8GC64B8HB0NS-DI 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.3% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 9.4
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 175
23% 175 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-176K

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