MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GP72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 04 '21 at 04:50
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Memory 77.7
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 198
69% 120 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 553
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 30.0.14.7141
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.6% Average
Lighting 59.5
Reflection 69.8
Parallax 66.5
48% 65.3 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 61.7
49% 62.9 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 407 417 352 268 285 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 459
Mixed 386
SusWrite 348
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.1
194% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 341
259% 348 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 117%
Great: 133%
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 901 431 429 421 399 420 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,524
Write 1568
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 500
272% 1,213 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 71.3
245% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,113
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 992
745% 999 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 212%
Great: 215%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
43% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.6
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 29: 4R 3G 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
29% 21% 33 279 193 120 17.2" 1920 1080 CMN1747
History: Score 35: 4R 5G 0B | Score 29: 4R 3G 0B
Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 2,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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