MSI MS-16S3

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 (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191118
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 12:31
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%
CPU Throttled 68%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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 1.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.3% Average
Memory 71.1
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 90.7
45% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 165
17% 136 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 518 522 536 492 504 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 651
Write 686
Mixed 500
SusWrite 535
134% 593 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 42.3
135% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 282
212% 285 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 114%
Great: 271%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6DJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 14
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 13
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 38%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16S3 Builds (Compare 643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16S3

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