MSI MS-14B2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
CPU throttled at 89% 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 PS42 Modern 8RC
MotherboardMSI MS-14B2  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 21:07
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Memory 68.8
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 168
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 316
37% 281 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
MSI(1462 1245) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9126
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.58% Terrible
Lighting 5.4
Reflection 9.5
Parallax 6.8
4% 7.23 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 0.1
5% 4.43 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.58%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 51 61 56 57 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 659
Write 168
Mixed 310
SusWrite 66
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 27.2
115% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 209
183% 275 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
44.3% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 16.1
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 11 9 60 13.9" 1280 720 CMN14D5
Typical MS-14B2 Builds (Compare 72 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-14B2

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